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By Oracle  (Open Source)
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VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software.

Some of the features of VirtualBox are:

  • Modularity. VirtualBox has an extremely modular design with well-defined internal programming interfaces and a client/server design. This makes it easy to control it from several interfaces at once: for example, you can start a virtual machine in a typical virtual machine GUI and then control that machine from the command line, or possibly remotely. VirtualBox also comes with a full Software Development Kit: even though it is Open Source Software, you don't have to hack the source to write a new interface for VirtualBox.
  • Virtual machine descriptions in XML. The configuration settings of virtual machines are stored entirely in XML and are independent of the local machines. Virtual machine definitions can therefore easily be ported to other computers.
Title: VirtualBox
Filename: VirtualBox-4.0.14-74382-Win.exe
File size: 79.63MB (83,493,168 bytes)
Requirements: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / XP 64-bit / Vista 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64-bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Open Source
Date added: October 19, 2011
Author: Oracle
MD5 Checksum: 8407ED5C8CEF492498F1D11B6BAF4675

# The following items were fixed and/or added:
* VMM: fixed 64bit guests on AMD Fusion CPUs
* VMM: fixed handling of the sysenter/sysexit machine instructions in 64-bit guests on Intel hosts
* GUI: fixed the inclusion of additional information (license, vendor, ...) on OVF export
* GUI: when taking a snapshot from the VM selector, don't do a live snapshot
* GUI: fixed spurious LCtrl key events on some Windows hosts (4.0.6 regression)
* VBoxManage: fixed extpack install --replace
* VRDP: fixed a rare screen corruption
* E1000: fixed rare Windows 7 guest hangs, either at boot time or when reconfiguring the network card in unusual setups
* Mouse support: fixed an off-by-one pointer position error affecting Windows guests
* NAT: changed TCP connection establishment according to Winsock API requirements (Windows hosts only)
* VHD: fixed reads crossing block boundaries
* VMDK: fixed progress indicator when creating split VMDK images
* Floppy: fixed medium size detection for physical mediums (Windows hosts only)
* VBoxSVC: made the path comparison OS independent when images are registered
* Main: return the correct RDP default port fixing settings warnings in the GUI if the remote display was enabled at runtime
* Main: fix VM initialization if a shared folder does not exist
* Main: fixed taking screen shots (e.g. the preview window) for headless VMs if the Guest Additions are active
* Main: fixed possible deadlock between hard disk enumeration and the resetting of immutable disks
* OVA: fixed import of renamed OVA files
* Virtio-net: fixed the problem with UDP packets exceeding MTU
* Solaris hosts: fixed starting EFI guests due to missing EFI ROM files
* Mac OS X hosts: fix installation issues when installed as root
* Windows Additions: fixed file truncation on a shared folder with some applications
* Linux Additions: suppress an incorrect error message and allow a shared folder to be mounted in multiple places
* Linux Additions: add support for X.Org Server 1.11
* Linux Additions: fixed llseek for Linux kernels 2.6.37 and above
* Linux Additions: start VBoxService correctly on openSUSE 12.1
* Linux Additions: properly finish the installation even if the compilation of the DRM module fails (which is not fatal)