VMware Workstation Player vs Portable Virtualbox : Which is Better?

VMware Workstation Player icon

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

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Portable Virtualbox

Portable-VirtualBox is a free and open source software tool that lets you run any operating system from a usb stick without separate installation. Developed by Runar Buvik

License: Open Source

Categories: Network & Admin

Apps available for Windows

VMware Workstation Player VS Portable Virtualbox Feature comparision

Feature VMware Workstation Player Portable Virtualbox
Operating system
Virtualization
Open VMDK files
Multiple languages
Zalando integration
Portable
Scriptable
Emulation
Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
Linux-based
Run Windows software
FOSS
VNC Viewer
Live migration
GNU/linux-libre
Remote desktop
FLOSS
GPLv3
Web Browsers Based on Chromium
Web Browsers Based on Firefox
Support for Android Things
Bundled with macOS
Hypervisor
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