QEMU vs VirtualBox : Which is Better?

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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. Developed by Fabrice Bellard

License: Open Source

Apps available for Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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VirtualBox

VirtulaBox is an open source software to run virtual systems on top of a physical system. Virtual systems are normally used for providing separate environment for each client sharing a single physical system. Developed by Oracle

License: Open Source

Categories: Network & Admin

Apps available for Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Solaris

QEMU VS VirtualBox Feature comparision

Feature QEMU VirtualBox
Scriptable
Operating system
Portable
User mode emulation
Virtualization
Open VMDK files
Multiple languages
Zalando integration
Support for Android Things
Bundled with macOS
Emulation
Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
Linux-based
Lightweight
Combined Inbox
Container virtualization
Unified inbox
Run Windows software
Cloud IDE
Web Development
GNU/linux-libre
Web Browsers Based on Chromium
Web Browsers Based on Firefox
Android Sync
Linux
X86-emulation
Live migration
Clustering
Container
High Availability
FOSS
VNC Viewer
Hypervisor
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