VMware Workstation vs Portable Virtualbox : Which is Better?

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VMware Workstation

VMware Workstation is a hosted hypervisor that runs on x64 versions of Windows and Linux operating systems. Developed by VMware

License: Commercial

Categories: Network & Admin

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 VS Portable Virtualbox Feature comparision

Feature VMware Workstation Portable Virtualbox
GNU/linux-libre
Portable
Virtualization
Open VMDK files
Multiple languages
Zalando integration
Operating system
Scriptable
Support for Android Things
Bundled with macOS
Emulation
Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
Linux-based
Run Windows software
Hypervisor
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