Free Parallels Desktop Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Parallels Desktop is VirtualBox, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Parallels Desktop and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Parallels Desktop are Wine (Free, Open Source), QEMU (Free, Open Source), Proton (Free, Open Source) and VMware Workstation Player (Free Personal).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 17, 2021

    Platforms

    • Linux
    • Windows
    • Mac
    • BSD
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Online
    • iPad
    • Steam
    • Debian
    • Solaris
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS
    • OpenBSD
    • Gentoo Linux
    • Fedora
    • Wine
    • iPhone

    Features

    • Virtualization
    • Run Windows software
    • Compatibility layers
    • Portable
    • Operating system
    • Emulation
    • Virtual Machines
    • Remote desktop
    • Linux
    • Multiple languages
    • VNC Viewer
    • X86-emulation
    • Zalando integration
    • Sandbox
    • Support for scripting
    • SSH
    • User mode emulation
    • Virtual Development Environment
    • Virtual disk

    License

    × Clear
    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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