VirtualBox for Mac

VirtualBox for Mac

Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 58 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.1.2
  • Total Downloads:
    155,645
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 17, 2009
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    108.79MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    557
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:

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4 stars

"Good perforance, but common folder hard to set up"

January 03, 2010  |  By m-kris

 |  Version: VirtualBox 3.1.2

Pros

Very good perforance

Cons

Common folder Windows/Mac is difficult to establish.

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5 stars

"Beats the exorbitant cost of Parallels"

December 28, 2009  |  By jimdeg

 |  Version: VirtualBox 3.1.2

Pros

Ease of use. The price.

Cons

nothing that I don't like

Summary

This is an excellent product, constantly being upgraded and easy to use.

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1 stars

"This Program set up for Microsoft not apple"

December 28, 2009  |  By stantonj

 |  Version: VirtualBox 3.1.2

Pros

None at all

Cons

Microsoft only.How did it load?

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5 stars

"An excellent product."

December 26, 2009  |  By elledgeg--2008

 |  Version: VirtualBox 3.1.2

Pros

I run VirtualBox under Mac OS X 10.5.8. I only use it with MS Word, Excel and Access and with these applications I find it works perfectly.

Cons

None that I have come accross but remember I only use it with three applications.

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4 stars

"useful addition"

December 26, 2009  |  By zanyjudy

 |  Version: VirtualBox 3.1.2

Pros

simple to use

Cons

nothing really

Summary

an excellent way of being able to run alternative operating systems within OSX

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.1.2
  • VMM: fixed SMP stability regression
  • USB: fixed USB related host crashes on 64 bits Windows hosts (#5237)
  • Main: wrong default HWVirtExExclusive value for new VMs (bug #5664)
  • Main: DVD passthrough setting was lost (bug #5681)
  • VBoxManage: iSCSI disks do not support adding a comment (bug #4460)
  • VBoxManage: added missing --cpus and --memory options to OVF --import
  • GUI: fixed VBox URL in update dialog for German and Dutch languages
  • GUI: NLS updates
  • OVF: fixed export of non standard storage controller names (bug #5643)
  • Solaris hosts: several USB fixes (including support for Apple iPhone)
  • Mac OS X hosts: several fixes for the 3D support
  • Mac OS X hosts: re-enabled CMD+Key combinations, even if the Host-Key isn't CMD (bug #5684)
  • Mac OS X hosts: fixed to fast scrolling if the mouse wheel is used inside the guest (bug #5672)
  • Mac OS X hosts: dock & menubar don't disappear in fullscreen when the VM is not running on the primary display (bug #1762)
  • Mac OS X hosts: added an option for enabling "Auto show Dock & Menubar in fullscreen" (bug #5636)
  • Windows host installer: fixed starting VBox with wrong privileges right after installation (bug #4162)
  • Host interface and host-only networking: prevent driver from unloading while a VM is still active (Windows host only)
  • Host-only networking: fixed host-only interface creation (Windows host only) (bug #5708)
  • Virtio-net: don't crash without an attached network
  • Virtio-net: fixed the issue with intermittent network in VM with several virtual CPU cores.
  • NAT: fixed port-forwarding regressions (bug #5666)
  • NAT: fixed crash under certain conditions (bug #5427)
  • NAT: fixed resolving of names containing a slash or underscore when using the host resolver DNS proxy (bug #5698)
  • ATA: fixed sporadic crash when resuming after a VM was forcefully paused (e.g. due to iSCSI target being unavailable)
  • SATA: fixed raw vmdk disks (bug #5724)
  • Linux guests: increased the default memory for Redhat and Fedora guests
  • Linux Guest Additions: fixed installation on RHEL 3.9 guests and on some 64bit guests
  • Linux Guest Additions: prevent SELinux warnings concerning text relocations in VBoxOGL.so (bug #5690)
  • X11 guests: fixed mouse support for some Xorg 1.4 guests (openSUSE 11.0)
  • X11 guests: fixed xorg.conf modification for some older Xorg releases (openSUSE 11.1)
  • Windows guests: fixed some VBoxService shutdown issues
  • Windows guests: fixed VBoxVideo spinlock issues on NT4
  • Windows Guest Additions: fixed uninstallation issues of NT4
  • Shared folders: fixed resolving of symlink target (bug #5631)
  • 2D Video acceleration: delay loading of OpenGL dlls for Windows hosts to avoid GUI crashes on misconfigured systems
  • 2D Video acceleration: fixed issues with video picture not displayed on playback
General
Publisher Oracle
Publisher web site http://www.oracle.com
Release Date December 17, 2009
Date Added December 17, 2009
Version 3.1.2
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel, Macintosh
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 108.79MB
File Name VirtualBox-4.3.20-96996-OSX.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 155,645
Downloads Last Week 557
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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