Alternatives to Parallels Desktop for Linux with any license

  • VirtualBox

    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris

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    • Unlike Parallels, Virtualbox is free, open source and runs natively on Windows, Mac and Linux. What's not to like? JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 8 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Wine

    Wine is a free, open source application for running Windows software on operating systems that are normally not supported. With Wine, you can install and run these...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Linux Android Android Tablet BSD

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  • QEMU

    QEMU (short for "Quick EMUlator") is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor that performs hardware virtualization. QEMU is a hosted virtual machine...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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  • VMware Workstation Player

    VMware Workstation Player builds on the industry leading foundation of Workstation Pro, and delivers a streamlined user interface for creating and running operating...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

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  • virt-manager

    The virt-manager application is a desktop user interface for managing virtual machines through libvirt. It primarily targets KVM VMs, but also manages Xen and LXC (linux...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Gentoo Linux Fedora Debian ... OpenBSD

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  • CrossOver

    CrossOver allows you to install many popular Windows applications and games on your Intel OS X Mac or Linux computer.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X Linux

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  • Boxes

    A simple GNOME 3 application to access remote or virtual systems. It is based on a design from Jon McCann and Jakub Steiner.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • AQEMU

    AQEMU is GUI to QEMU and KVM emulators, written in Qt4. The program have user-friendly interface and allows to set up the majority of QEMU and KVM …

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • bochs

    Bochs is a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator written in C++, that runs on most popular platforms. It includes emulation of the Intel x86 CPU, common...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux AmigaOS MorphOS

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  • Fig

    Fast, isolated development environments using Docker.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued "Fig has been replaced by Docker Compose, and is now deprecated. The new documentation is on the Docker website."
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  • JPC

    PC is the fast Java™ x86 PC emulator. Features: - 100% pure Java - Runs as an applet - Modular and customisable - Snapshot capability - Integrated...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Web

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  • WinConn

    WinConn simplifies creation, management and desktop integration of remote windows applications in Ubuntu Linux. It uses RemoteApp technology, implemented by FreeRDP...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Karton

    Run Linux programs on macOS, a different Linux distro, or a different architecture.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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