Oracle VirtualBox 是由德国 InnoTek 软件公司出品的虚拟机软件，现在则由甲骨文公司进行开发，是甲骨文公司xVM虚拟化平台技术的一部份。它提供用户在32位或64位的Windows、Solaris 及Linux 操作系统上虚拟其它x86的操作系统。用户可以在VirtualBox上安装并且运行 Solaris、Windows、DOS、Linux、OS/2 Warp、OpenBSD及FreeBSD等系统作为客户端操作系统。
VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2. See “About VirtualBox” for an introduction.
Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4, 2.6, 3.x and 4.x), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2, and OpenBSD.
VirtualBox is being actively developed with frequent releases and has an ever growing list of features, supported guest operating systems and platforms it runs on. VirtualBox is a community effort backed by a dedicated company: everyone is encouraged to contribute while Oracle ensures the product always meets professional quality criteria.