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  • New Apr 8, 2009
    VirtualBox 2.2.0 released!

    Sun today released VirtualBox 2.2.0 which marks another major milestone for the world's most popular free and open source hypervisor. Among the many improvements are support for OVF appliances, 3D acceleration for Linux/Solaris guests and support for up to 16GB of RAM per virtual machine. See the ChangeLog for a list of changes since VirtualBox 2.1.
  • New Mar 3, 2009
    VirtualBox forums updated!

    The VirtualBox user forum was updated to the latest phpBB3 forum software which greatly improves the usability of the forum.
  • New Dec 17, 2008
    VirtualBox 2.1.0 released!

    Sun today released VirtualBox 2.1.0, a major update with exciting new features: among them better 64-bit support, hardware virtualization on the Mac, 3D acceleration, easier networking on Windows and Linux plus full VMDK/VHD support including snapshots. See the ChangeLog for a detailed list of changes.
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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). See "About VirtualBox" for an introduction.

Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh and OpenSolaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4 and 2.6), Solaris and OpenSolaris, 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 Sun ensures the product always meets professional quality criteria.

On this site, you can find sources, binaries, documentation and other resources for VirtualBox. If you are interested in VirtualBox (both as a user, or possibly as a contributor), this website is for you.

For up-to-date press coverage about VirtualBox, check this blog:

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 Optimizing the desktop using Sun VirtualBox (reg. req'd)

Intro to Sun VirtualBox. Easily enable multiple virtual machines (VMs) on one desktop and access other operating systems in a native OS environment.

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