Alternatives to VirtualBox for all platforms with Open Source License

  • QEMU

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

    • It runs faster than virtualbox using KVM. Also is better suited for production level. Guest • Jan 2017 • 10 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It also performs hardware visualization Guest • Jan 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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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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  • 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...

    • this is not vm but a vm manager. zinzApr 2017 Disagree   Agree

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

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  • Xen

    Xen.org, home of the Xen hypervisor, the powerful open source industry standard for virtualization. It is a native (bare-metal) hypervisor providing services that allow...

    • xen appears to be a hypervisor, which is quite different than basic virtualization software... Guest • Apr 2017 • 8 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Hypervisor != Virtualization Desktop Guest • Sep 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Citrix XenServer

    XenServer is a turnkey open source virtualization solution that provides out-of-the box virtualization and cloud computing. XenServer includes the Xen Hypervisor, the...

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Windows Linux RadeonPro NVIDIA vGPU Nvidia Grid ... AMD MxGPU

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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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  • OpenVZ

    OpenVZ is container-based virtualization for Linux. OpenVZ creates multiple secure, isolated Linux containers (otherwise known as VEs or VPSs) on a single physical...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • bhyve

    bhyve (pronounced "bee hive", formerly written as BHyVe) is a type-2 hypervisor that runs on FreeBSD.

    Free Open Source BSD FreeBSD

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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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  • Qtemu

    QtEmu is a graphical user interface for Qtemu.

    • Discontinued The project is unmaintained and the last release was on November 12th, 2007.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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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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