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VirtualBox logo since 2010
VirtualBox logo since 2010
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Running Ubuntu 20.10 with Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 10
Original author(s)Innotek
Developer(s)Oracle Corporation
Initial release17 January 2007; 15 years ago (2007-01-17)
Stable release
6.1.30[1] / 22 November 2021; 9 months ago (2021-11-22)
Written inC, C++, x86 Assembly, Python
Operating systemWindows, macOS (only Intel-based Macs), Linux and Solaris
Platformx86-64 only (version series 5.x and earlier work on IA-32)[2]
LicenseBase Package (USB support only for USB 1.1): GNU General Public License version 2 (Optionally CDDL for most files of the source distribution), "Extension Pack" (including USB 3.0 support): PUEL

VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware, targeted at server, desktop and embedded use. Many Operating Systems (OS) work on VirtualBox, For Example, NextStep OS can be installed on Virtual Box.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Changelog-6.1". Retrieved 2021-11-23.
  2. "Download VirtualBox". Oracle.
  3. "Installing NextStep OS (OpenStep) in VirtualBox – OSnews".