QEMU vs VMware Workstation Player : 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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VMware Workstation Player

VMware Workstation Player, formerly VMware Player, is a virtualization software package for x64 computers running Microsoft Windows or Linux. Developed by VMware

License: Free Personal

Apps available for Windows Linux

QEMU VS VMware Workstation Player Feature comparision

Feature QEMU VMware Workstation Player
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
FOSS
VNC Viewer
Live migration
Remote desktop
FLOSS
GPLv3
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