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Compare Parallels Desktop for Mac vs QEMU vs VirtualBox vs VMWare workstation vs Windows Virtual PC (System virtual machines software comparison matrix)

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Parallels Desktop for MacKVM/QEMUVirtualBoxVMWare workstationWindows Virtual PCVMLiteNeo ceBox®
Websitehttp://www.parallels.com/en/products/desktop/http://www.qemu.org/http://www.virtualbox.org/http://www.vmware.com/products/ws/http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtualpc/http://www.vmlite.com/http://www.neocoretech.com
Release date2010-12-152011-05-072016-03-042015-12-082010-03-172016-01-01
Latest version6.0.11990.6210140.14.15.0.1612.16.1.7600
LicenseProprietaryGPL/LGPLOpen SourceProprietaryProprietaryProprietary
Price79.99$FreeFree for personal useFree / 189$Free25€/mois
Features
USB supportYesYesYes UDB over RDPYesNoYes
Snapshot supportYesYesYesYesYesYes
GUIYesNo but several third parties availableYesYesYesYes
Programming LanguageC, C++, x86 Assembly
Emulate other architecturesNoYes ARM, MIPS, SPARC, Alpha...NoNoNo
Storage formatsQCOW2/QCOW
VMDK (VMware)
VHD (Windows virtual PC)
(Bochs)
cloop (Knoppix)
VDI (VirtualBox)
Raw format
VDI (VirtualBox)
VMDK (VMware)
VHD (Windows virtual PC)
VMDK (VMware)
VHD (Windows virtual PC)
VHD (Windows virtual PC)QCOW2/QCOW
VMDK (VMware)
VHD (Windows virtual PC)
(Bochs)
cloop (Knoppix)
VDI (VirtualBox)
Raw format
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Host supported platforms
WindowsYesNoYesYesYesYes
LinuxNoYesYesYesNoYes
Mac OSYesNoYesNo Vmware Fusion avalable for Mac OSNoYes
Guest runnable OS
WindowsYesYesYesYesYesYes
LinuxYesYesYesYesYes not official; some unsupported featuresYes
Mac OSYes Mac OS X ServerNoYes Mac OS X ServerYes Mac OS X ServerNoYes
SolarisYesYesYesYesYes
DOSYesYesYesYesYes
Your reviews
Like 1 3 9 2 0 1 2
Multimedias0 no rating2.0 1 rating2.0 1 rating2.0 1 rating1.0 1 rating0 no rating5.0 1 rating
Server Infrastructure (Hypervisors)No Possibilité de déployer des milliers de PC sans aucune infra serveur
Intuitive Management Console0 no rating1.0 1 rating3.0 1 rating2.0 1 rating2.0 1 rating0 no rating5.0 1 rating
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