Open Source QEMU Alternatives for Linux
There are many alternatives to QEMU for Linux if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Linux alternative is VirtualBox, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 37 alternatives to QEMU and 14 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to QEMU are VMware Workstation Pro (Paid), Anbox (Free, Open Source), VMware Workstation Player (Free Personal) and KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) (Free, Open Source).
- VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use.
- Anbox puts Android into a container and every Android application will be integrated with your operating system. Any Android version is suitable for this approach and try to keep up with the latest version from the Android Open Source Project.
- KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V).
- PearPC is an architecture-independent PowerPC platform emulator capable of running most PowerPC operating systems, like Mac OS X.
- Bochs is a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator written in C++, that runs on most popular platforms.
- OpenVZ is container-based virtualization for Linux.
- UCS Virtual Machine Manager (UVMM) is an easy-to-use and powerful administration tool for KVM.
- FAUmachine is a virtual machine, similar in many respects to VMWare[tm], QEMU or Virtual PC[tm].
- PCE is a collection of microcomputer emulators. At the moment it contains three emulators:PCE/atarist is an Atari ST emulator. It emulates the various ST and Mega ST models.
- Xvisor® is an open-source type-1 hypervisor, which aims at providing a monolithic, light-weight, portable, and flexible virtualization solution.