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 6.1.18 Jan 19, 2021||
Nested VM: Fixed hangs when executing SMP nested-guests under certain conditions on Intel hosts (bug #19315, #19561)
OCI integration: Cloud Instance parameters parsing is improved on import (bug #19156)
Network: UDP checksum offloading in e1000 no longer produces zero checksums (bug #19930)
Network: Fixed Host-Only Ethernet Adapter DHCP, guest os can not get IP on host resume (bug #19620)
NAT: Fixed mss parameter handing (bug #15256)
macOS host: Multiple optimizations for BigSur
Audio: Fixed issues with audio playback after host goes to sleep (bug #18594)
Documentation: Some content touch-up and table formatting fixes
Linux host and guest: Support kernel version 5.10 (bug #20055)
Solaris host: Fix regression breaking VGA text mode since version 6.1.0
Guest Additions: Fixed a build failure affecting CentOS 8.2-2004 and later (bug #20091)
Guest Additions: Fixed a build failure affecting Linux kernels 3.2.0 through 3.2.50 (bug #20006)
|VirtualBox for Mac OS X 6.1.10 B1384 Jun 8, 2020||
GUI: Fixed crash when using Qt on Xwayland sessions (bug #19583)
GUI: Fixed mouse pointer doesn't work properly in Windows guests when scaling is on (bug #19597)
VBoxManage: Fixed crash of 'VBoxManage internalcommands repairhd' when processing invalid input (bug #19579)
Settings: disable audio input and audio output by default for new VMs (bug #19527)
|VirtualBox for Mac OS X 6.1.6 B13712 Apr 15, 2020||
GUI: Multiple enhancements including visual elements updates
Graphics: Fixed monitor resizing and multi-monitor handling bugs on X11 guests with VMSVGA graphics adapter
Graphics: Enhancements in 2D and 3D acceleration and rendering
USB: Multiple enhancements improving prformance and stability
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