= Welcome to !VirtualBox.org! =
!VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 [wiki:"Virtualization" virtualization] product 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) version 2. See "[wiki:"VirtualBox" About VirtualBox]" for an introduction.
Presently, !VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris hosts and supports a large number of [wiki:"Guest_OSes" 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 Oracle ensures the product always meets professional quality criteria.
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=== Hot picks: ===
* Pre-built virtual machines for developers at [http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/community/developer-vm/index.html Oracle Tech Network]
* '''Hyperbox''' Open-source Virtual Infrastructure Manager [http://hyperbox.altherian.org/ project site]
* '''phpVirtualBox''' AJAX web interface [http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpvirtualbox/ project site]
* '''IQEmu''' automated Windows VM creation, application integration [http://mirage335-site.member.hacdc.org:6380/wiki/Category:IQEmu]
September 12th, 2016
VirtualBox 5.1.6 released!
Oracle today released a 5.1 maintenance release which improves stability and fixes regressions. See the Changelog for details.
July 18th, 2016
VirtualBox 5.0.26 released!
Oracle today released a 5.0 maintenance release which improves stability and fixes regressions. See the Changelog for details.
July 12th, 2016
VirtualBox 5.1 released!
Many enhancements and improvements. Read more in the announcement.