VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).
Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux and Mac hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4, 2.6, 3.x and 4.x), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2, and OpenBSD.
VirtualBox is being actively developed with frequent releases and has an ever growing list of features, supported guest operating systems and platforms it runs on. VirtualBox is a community effort backed by a dedicated company: everyone is encouraged to contribute while innotek ensures the product always meets professional quality criteria.
Note: VirtualBox is free software, you can choose to download from the official website.
- GUI: don't check if the Extension Pack is up-to-date if the user is about to install a new Extension Pack (bug #16317)
- GUI: fixed a possible crash when switching a multi-monitor VM into full-screen or seamless mode
- GUI: fixed non-literal shortcuts if the keyboard is not captured (5.1.10 regression; Windows hosts only)
- GUI: several mini-toolbar fixes in full-screen / seamless mode (X11 hosts only)
- GUI: don't crash on restoring defaults in the appliance import dialog
- Windows Additions: another fix for automatic logins for Windows Vista and newer (bug #15904)
- ICH9: fix for Windows guests with a huge amount (>64G) of guest memory
- BIOS: fixed El Torito hard disk emulation geometry calculation (thanks Dwight Engen)
OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor