Virtual Box Overview
If you need to work on different operating systems at a time at the same place than VirtualBox should be the right choice for you. It is a free and open source tool for x86 virtualization which is very handy for different organizations and at the same time for home users. X86 virtualization permits a desired operating system to run on another operating system. It’s alternative to VMWare Player or Microsoft’s Virtual PC.
Virtualbox is compatible with approximately all operating system for example Windows, Linux, Mac OS and Solaris etc.
Virtualbox consists of a very simple interface which is very helpful for making virtual machines. Virtualbox’s has a tabbed main screen with a side pane that shows all the virtual machines is tabbed with a side panel which shows all the existing virtual machines. There are some control icons at the top left side of main window which are used for controlling and managing your virtual machines these control icons are labelled as New, Setting, Start and Discard. The names of these control icons shows the operation assigned to them.Three tabs which are tagged as Details, Snapshot and Description which show the information about the selected virtual machine.
If you are about to create a new virtual machine that is a new operating system which is referred as guest within your existing operating system which is reffered as host all you need to do is to click on the New button. Thats it now leave it to virtual box which will start working on your new virtual machine during this process the wizard will ask you about the new operating system guest to be installed and will ask you to specify the amount of RAM you want to allocate for your new OS. Your new OS will be ready to play with.
Features of VirtualBox
Below are wonderful features. You can see these live after Virtualbox free download.
- Free and open-source tool.
- Easy to install.
- Easy to use.
- Enhanced wizard for creating new Virtual machines.
- Running multiple operating systems simultaneously.
VirtualBox System Requirements
Before you start virtualbox free download make sure that you system meets the minimum system requirements.
- Operating Systems: Windows XP/Vista/7 and 8
- Processor: Pentium III
- RAM: Minimum of 512MB (depending on what guest OS you want to run.)
- Hard Disk Space: At least 100MB space required for Windows OS
Technical Setup Details For Virtualbox
- Software Name: VirtualBox 18.104.22.168405
- File name: VirtualBox-4.3.2-90405-Win.exe
- Setup Full Size: 101.31 MB
- Latest Version Release Added On: 23rd Nov 2013
- Developers: Orcale VirtualBox
- License: Opensource
VirtualBox Free Download
Click on below button to start virtualbox free download. This is complete offline installer and full standalone setup for Virtualbox. This will work for both 32 Bit and 64 Bit operating systems.