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). See “About VirtualBox” for an
Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh and OpenSolaris hosts
and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited
to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7), DOS/Windows 3.x,
Linux (2.4 and 2.6), Solaris and OpenSolaris, and OpenBSD.
VirtualBox is being actively developed with frequent releases and has an ever
growing list of features, supported guest operating systems and platforms it
runs on. VirtualBox is a community effort backed by a dedicated company:
everyone is encouraged to contribute while Sun ensures the product always meets
professional quality criteria.
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