VirtualBox for Mac is a virualization software which is powerful and it creates portable virtual machines on your desktop computer.It works in such a way that you can replicate the workings of your windows pc on your Mac. It works with all the diffrent kinds of windows applications which the user wants to use.
VirtualBox for Mac is unique since all the applications which are on windows and not available on Mac are made available by the use of VirtualBox for Mac. A good fact is also that this VirtualBox for Mac is free.
Some crtitics have the opinion that VirtualBox for Mac has an interphase which is poor and not so appealing. They also argue that more work could be done on making the graphics look better and more user friendly.
VirtualBox for Mac does not have total automation which its commercial counterparts offer. There are a number of things which have to be handled manually as opposed to other commercial virtulization software which perform a lot of functions for the owners or users.
VirtualBox for Mac has been seen to be slower in use and operation than other commercialized virtualization software.The developers which happen to be oracle can work on that problem in the subsequent versions and make sure that the software functions effectively without unessesary time wasting.
Some end users have also complained that it seems that VirtualBox for Mac was produced in a hurry. Owing to the fact that it is not a commercial software, minimal effort seems to have gone into the development of the software. This might not nessesarily be true but that is the impression a lot of users get when using this software.
VirtualBox for Mac runs on many windows which suprisingly include microsoft windows and then it runs perfectly well on linux operating system and all other mac-based intel applications.
VirtualBox for Mac is among the free virtualization software or desktop use and allows many functions. By and large it is still a good software to have and use.
|VirtualBox for Mac OS X 6.1.26 Jul 29, 2021|
|VirtualBox for Mac OS X 6.1.22 Apr 29, 2021||
VMM: Improved performance of 64-bit Windows and Solaris guests when Hyper-V is used on recent Windows 10 hosts
VMM: Fixed frequent crashes of 64-bit Windows Vista and Server 2003 guests when Hyper-V is used
GUI: Fixed regression where user was not able to save unset default shortcuts (bug #20305)
Storage: Fixed regression in LsiLogic SAS controller emulation caused VM crash (bug #20323)
Linux Guest Additions: Fixed issue when it was not possible to run executables from mounted share (bug #20320)
|VirtualBox for Mac OS X 6.1.20 Apr 20, 2021||
This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:
VMM: Fixed extremely poor VM performance depending on the timing of various actions (regression in 6.1.0)
VMM: Fixed guest OS hanging under certain circumstances when Hyper-V is present (bug #20141)
VMM: Fixed Guru Meditation error when using a nested hypervisor under certain circumstances (bug #20175)
VMM: Fixed a SMAP related host panic affecting Solaris 11.4 systems with Intel Haswell CPUs or later (bug #16068)
OCI: Add cloud-init support for export to OCI and for OCI instance creation
GUI: Fixed "Delete all files" leaving behind Logs/VBoxUI.log (bug #20235)
Audio: Multiple fixes and enhancements
Audio: Fixed detection of duplex audio devices on macOS (5.0 regression; bug #20171)
Network: Fixed link status reporting for "not attached" adapters
Network: Fixed connectivity issues with e1000 in OS/2 guests (6.1.18 regression; bug #20148)
Network: Fixed VxWorks e1000 driver compatibility issue (bug #20182)
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