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 performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as...
- - VirtualBox is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to VMware Fusion.
- - VirtualBox is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to VMware Fusion.
Comments about VirtualBox as a Alternative to VMware Fusion
VirtualBox is a free alternative0
While VirtualBox has never failed me on a Linux host, I have never been able to get VirtualBox working reliably on MacOS. The free/opensource part of VirtualBox doesn't even hold a candle to VMware feature wise. The added extensions module that makes it more comparable to VMware is only free for personal use, and the commercial license is priced like VMware's server offerings, many times more expensive than VMware Fusion Pro.0
Open source and free with nearly the same options.-1
VirtualBox is almost always the better option compared to VMWare. Open source and free, works on Windows, Mac and Linux. Vital and important software for running virtual machines, testing other operating systems, etc.-3
Parallels Desktop gives Mac users the ability to run Windows, Linux or any other operating system and their critical applications at the same time as macOS. Parallels Desktop is optimized for Intel and Apple M1 chip.
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UTM is a full featured system emulator and virtual machine host for iOS and macOS. It is based off of QEMU. In short, it allows you to run Windows, Linux, and more on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad.
- - UTM is the most popular iPhone & iPad alternative to VMware Fusion.
Multipass is a lightweight VM manager for Linux, Windows and macOS. It's designed for developers who want a fresh Ubuntu environment with a single command. It uses KVM on Linux, Hyper-V on Windows and HyperKit on macOS to run the VM with minimal overhead.
Wineskin is a tool used to make ports of Windows software to Mac OS X. The ports are in the form of normal Mac application bundle wrappers. It works like a wrapper around the Windows software, and you can share just the wrappers if you choose.Discontinued
Boot Camp is a utility by that assists users in installing Windows 10 on Macs. Boot Camp guides users through non-destructive re-partitioning (including resizing of an existing APFS partition, if necessary) of their hard disk drive and automatically downloads Apple-provided...Discontinued
Boot Camp has been discontinued on the M1 Macs.
Comments about Boot Camp as a Alternative to VMware Fusion
Boot Camp is not a hypervisor or virtualization technology, it is a dual-boot tool1
Bootcamp is basically a very specialized partition manager to allow the installation of windows on apple machines. It also comes with windows drivers for the hardware used by apple.0
Run your Windows applications on OSX without the need of buying a Windows license.Discontinued
The application has not been updated for almost three years, and also, judging by the reviews, does not work on the latest versions of macOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/winonx-64/id421346233
Turbo.net for Mac runs PC apps on your Mac without having to install a Virtual Machine.
- - Turbo.net for Mac is the most popular Android Tablet alternative to VMware Fusion.
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