VMware Workstation Alternatives

VMware Workstation

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VMware Workstation is a multiple operating system handler to easily evaluate the any other type of new operating systems. VMware Workstation is that kind of hardware virtualizer that in addition to supporting for the running of other operating system on the guest operating system also support for the running of patches, reference programs and even the software programs and applications… read more
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12 VMware Workstation Alternatives & Similar Software

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coLinux

coLinux is basically a port of the Linux operating systems distributed under the distro of Kernel. It is designed for the purpose of allowing the users of Windows and Linux operating systems to run and operate the both operating systems at once in a parallel mode.
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Xen

Xen is an open virtualization program designed for dealing with multiple machines and operating systems. Xen project is based on the hypervisor and allow the users to operate the multiple operating systems from a centralize platform.
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Kernel Virtual Machine

Kernel Virtual Machine is a highly advanced and professional level of virtualization program designed for the Linux operating system based on the x 86 hardware systems. Kernel Virtual Machine contains the various functions in shape of loadable kernel module that provide the users with the system of core virtualization infrastructure and make them able to run multiple virtual machines and operating systems.
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Windows Virtual PC

Windows Virtual PC is an advanced level of virtualization technology by the Microsoft Windows operating system for the Windows operating system users only. It is designed for the purpose of making the users of Windows operating system able to enjoy any version of the Windows operating system on that version that they are currently using.
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VMware Workstation Player

VMware Workstation Player that was once known by the name of Player Pro is a streamlined PC virtualization program for the personal and business purpose that is expert in dealing with multiple operating systems for the purpose of virtualization.
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Parallels Desktop 10

Parallels Desktop 10 is a hardware and operating system virtualization program designed for the users of Mac Operating System to enjoy the most of the versions of Windows operating systems in their machine.
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QEMU

QEMU is an open source hardware virtualization software that allow the users of one operating systems to enjoy the features and functions of the other operating systems by giving them permission to be virtualizing installed on the host operating systems.
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VMware Fusion

VMware Fusion is a virtualization program for the Mac OS X operating systems that allow the users of Mac to enjoy the features and functions of any Windows operating system by simply running it on their Mac device.
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Portable VirtualBox

Portable VirtualBox is a software package. It is free and open tool that makes you to run any operating system with it from just a USB stick, no separate installation is needed for operating system to run.
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Free

Windows XP Mode

As Microsoft has officially discontinued support for the Windows XP versions so most of the users of the Windows XP are looking for the ways to operate their XP programs. Here is a program for these users named Windows XP Mode that will make them able to run XP programs and software in the Windows 7 operating system.
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MobaLiveCD

MobaLiveCD is a virtualization back system for running the LiveCD of the Linux operating system in the Windows operating system. MobaLiveCD is not an independent program as it uses the emulator of the Qemu for the purpose of testing the LiveCD of Linux in the Windows operating system.
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VirtualBox

VirtualBox (also known as Oracle VirtualBox) is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor for x86 hardware, and it is under development by Oracle Corporation. It is a comprehensive solution and may be installed on numbers of operating systems such as Linux, MacOS, Windows and OpenSolaris, etc.

More About VMware Workstation

VMware Workstation is a multiple operating system handler to easily evaluate the any other type of new operating systems. VMware Workstation is that kind of hardware virtualizer that in addition to supporting for the running of other operating system on the guest operating system also support for the running of patches, reference programs and even the software programs and applications. VMware Workstation is a commercial hypervisor designed for binaries of x86 and x86-64 computers that makes the users able to control one or more virtual machines or operating system on a single machine operating system and use the same equally with the host machine. Via this program, users will be able to execute each operating system in addition to host operating system. This program is suitable for those developers, quality assurance teams, IT professionals, technical sales professionals, teachers and tutors, who have to deploy software by running multiple x86 based OS similarly on the same computer. Host operating system like MS Windows and Linux support this program while MS Windows, Linux, BSD and MS-DOS are the guest operating systems or virtual machines. In addition to making guest operating system, it enables you to share physical disk drives and USB devices with a guest operating system. Moreover, you can simulate disk drives, can mount an ISO image file into a guest OS optical disc drive.

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