VMware Workstation Player vs Virtual PC : Which is Better?

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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

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Virtual PC

Virtual PC is free virtualization software for Windows. Developed by Microsoft

License: Free

Apps available for Windows

VMware Workstation Player VS Virtual PC Feature comparision

Feature VMware Workstation Player Virtual PC
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
Virtual Machines
Container virtualization
Container
Hypervisor
Support for Android Things
Bundled with macOS
Container Orchestration
SSH
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