VirtualBox for Windows
Whether you test the software on the professional level or just like to have a look on the same app from the aspect on different operational systems, surely you know that it is much better to install the required OS version on the virtual machine than to set it up on the real-life operational environment, messing up with the settings and customizing each new OS from scratch. It will save you tons of nerve cells and a mass of time, as far as removing the new OS is as easy, as just clicking the several mouse buttons. And if you desire to test the analogue program on a variety of operational systems, VirtualBox for Windows for free will appear especially useful to you.
At first, a few words about the design of this free tool. The interface of the utility is absolutely intuitive and transparent. While accessing it, you can install absolutely any operational system depending on your preferences and choice: Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, Windows, Solaris or any other. You may also choose the appropriate version of the desired generation. The following steps, which are needed from your side on the setup phase, is the amount of HDD and RAM the OS would take. Moreover, you will need to define the type of storage, fixed or dynamic, the system would occupy on the PC.
When the download and setting up stage is over, the time comes to launch the OS. In order to do that, just click the Start button – as soon as the operational environment is started, you may reset, pause or close the machine. In addition, you may clone the system or generate a dedicated desktop shortcut, which helps you open it each time you feel need in it. For the sophisticated users the Oracle has saved such advanced features as multi-generation branched snapshots, 3D-virtualization, seamless windows, shared folders, modularity and remote machine display.
The VirtualBox app also presents the versatile hardware support, in order you were capable to create virtual machines, that are possessing several virtual CPUs (no matter how many physical cores are installed on your PC’s CPU), identify USB-handlers or those which come with PXE network boot, embedded iSCSI support or multi-screen resolutions.
The program has standard features as well, which are typical of any other virtual environment. Among them are drag’n’drop mechanism, shared folders, the support of any controllers, Ethernet- and Wi-Fi networks, and sending hotkeys combinations from the host OS to the virtual environment and vice versa.
As a conclusion, it is worth to mention, that VirtualBox from Oracle can be suitable to both experts and novices: while the latter can get acquainted with the abilities of the tool as close as possible, running it in no time, the former can configure their emulated system to the most minor details.
Regarding Windows emulation, you can run any Windows generation OS in VirtualBox in a plenty of time. If you want to have a look on the application abilities closer, just download Oracle VM VirtualBox for Windows, install it and start using instantly thanks to efficiency and productivity of the software complex.