VMware Workstation Pro Alternatives for Mac

VMware Workstation Pro is not available for Mac but there are a few alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The most popular Mac alternative is Small VirtualBox iconVirtualBox, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 29 alternatives to VMware Workstation Pro and four of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to VMware Workstation Pro are Small QEMU iconQEMU (Free, Open Source), Small Parallels Desktop iconParallels Desktop (Freemium) and Small VMware Fusion iconVMware Fusion (Paid).

VMware Workstation Pro is a commercial hypervisor that allows users to create and run virtual machines on one computer. If you're looking for more info about VMware Workstation Pro like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 10/1/2014 3:41:00 PM

Alternatives to VMware Workstation Pro for Mac 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 performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.

    • It works and crashes less then some of the virtualisation software I have used and it's free. Guest • Jul 2017 • 7 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris

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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 monitor: It emulates central processing units through dynamic binary translation and provides a set of device models, enabling it to run a variety of unmodified guest operating systems.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • VMware Fusion

    Seamlessly run your favorite Windows applications and devices, on any Intel-based Mac. Built from the ground up for the Mac, VMware Fusion is the easiest way to switch to Mac—letting you bring all of your Windows applications with you, making the most of your Windows software investment, while providing the perfect safety blanket for the switch. VMWare Fusion can also run Linux and Mac OS X.

    Commercial Mac

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