bochs vs Parallels Desktop : Which is Better?

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bochs

Bochs (box) is a portable IA-32 and x86-64 IBM PC compatible emulator and debugger mostly written in C++ and distributed as free software under the GNU Lesser General Public License. Developed by http://bochs.sourceforge.net/

License: Open Source

Apps available for Windows Linux AmigaOS MorphOS

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Parallels Desktop

Parallels Desktop for Mac, by Parallels, is software providing hardware virtualization for Macintosh computers with Intel processors. Developed by Parallels IP Holdings GmbH

License: Commercial

Apps available for Mac OS X

bochs VS Parallels Desktop Feature comparision

Feature bochs Parallels Desktop
Android Sync
Linux
X86-emulation
Virtualization
Open VMDK files
Multiple languages
Zalando integration
Operating system
Portable
Scriptable
Support for Android Things
Bundled with macOS
Emulation
Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
Linux-based
Run Windows software
Hypervisor
GNU/linux-libre
Compatibility layers
FOSS
VNC Viewer
Live migration
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