Alternatives to VirtualBox for Linux with any license

  • VMware Workstation Pro

    VMware Workstation Pro is a commercial hypervisor that allows users to create and run virtual machines on one computer.

    • Expensive. If you want the free version for personal use, go with VMware Workstation Player. Guest • Jan 2020 • 10 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very good but very expensive. Instead i'd reccomend VMWare Workstation Player. Guest • Mar 2020 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Easy to work with while it is an advanced software. I realy like it and have used it many times. SunmasterApr 2018 • 5 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • i have no words its best win app Guest • Dec 2018 • 0 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • very good software for virtualization androbuntuMay 2018 • 1 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Its much more user friendly and pleasant to work with. Guest • Mar 2017 • 12 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows Linux

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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...

    • It is supported by various frontends such as Virt Manager and AQEMU. arpetersJan 2020 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It doesn't have a GUI to manage like Virtualbox or VMware. That's problematic. Guest • Jan 2020 • 11 agrees and 22 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It runs faster than virtualbox using KVM. Also is better suited for production level. Guest • Jan 2017 • 18 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It also performs hardware visualization Guest • Jan 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac 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 and slightly more advanced. Less user friendly than virtualbox but also much more feature rich. Guest • Mar 2020 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    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...

    • virt-manager with kvm/libvirtd is as powerfull as virtualbox, but much much more faster. Guest • Sep 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • Fully open source alternative to VirtualBox available in Debian repository. I don't trust VirtualBox anymore since it was excluded from Debian main. arpetersJan 2020 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • this is not vm but a vm manager. zinzApr 2017 • 3 agrees and 13 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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

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  • Boxes

    A simple GNOME application to view, access, and manage remote and virtual systems.

    • This is a virtual machine manager, not virtualization software Guest • Aug 2019 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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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...

    • Hypervisor != Virtualization Desktop Guest • Sep 2017 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This is a hypervisor, not a virtual machine. Guest • May 2020 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Xen is hypervisor that isn't emulate but isolate. Guest • Jun 2020 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This is a bare-metal hypervisor, not a software virtualization platform. Guest • Apr 2020 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • xen appears to be a hypervisor, which is quite different than basic virtualization software... Guest • Apr 2017 • 12 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server

    Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2 is a stand-alone product that provides a reliable and optimized virtualization solution enabling organizations to improve server...

    • hyper-v server is a complete os in command line with a virtualisation tool (hyper-v) Guest • Aug 2015 • 6 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Windows Linux

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