We have already discussed VirtualBox features in the earlier section, but let's dive deep into a few more features:
- Free: VirtualBox is free and open source.
- Portability: VirtualBox can run on both a 32-bit and 64-bit OS based on the Intel x86-64-based processors. VirtualBox is a Type 2 hypervisor. It is functionally identical on all of the host platforms. Also, the same file and image formats can be used across different host operating systems, which means a VM created on one host can easily run on another and, by using Open Virtualization Format (OVF), the guest VMs can be imported and exported when required.
- No hardware virtualization required: VirtualBox does not requirea hardware virtualization feature. So VirtualBox can ...