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View Poll Results: What's the best virtualization program for the Mac? Parallels of VMware Fusion?
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Old Aug 22nd, 2012, 09:21 PM   #1
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Best virtualization program for the Mac... Parallels or VMware Fusion?
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Old Aug 22nd, 2012, 09:32 PM   #2
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Tried both but it was a few versions ago, not a fan of parallels, rather vm when needed.
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Old Aug 22nd, 2012, 09:41 PM   #3
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Six of one, half dozen of the other. I voted VMware Fusion because I use it and have personally used VMware virtualization solutions for about a decade before Macs went Intel. That said, I predominantly install and configure Parallels these days, as that's the "stock" product, and I find it's equally as robust and feature rich... I like the folder sharing implementation in Parallels.

What's interesting, albeit a little more raw, is the free open source VirtualBox.
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Yeah, why was virtualbox omitted from the poll?

i personally use fusion, but virtualbox is also very good.
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Old Aug 22nd, 2012, 11:05 PM   #5
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fusion love it and it is fast.
easier to config and faster than Parallels
I use it to config our security cameras..
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Old Aug 22nd, 2012, 11:35 PM   #6
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I switched over to the free "VirtualBox" about 2 years ago. It works great!

I can't believe there isn't a poll option for that?! It is definitely competitive.
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Old Aug 23rd, 2012, 01:59 AM   #7
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Parallels broke my Hackintosh back when it was my only desktop OSX machine. Some weird Kext pooched it. Pretty much dismissed it ever since and use VMWare fusion at least weekly.
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Old Aug 23rd, 2012, 08:52 AM   #9
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Parallels broke my Hackintosh back when it was my only desktop OSX machine. Some weird Kext pooched it. Pretty much dismissed it ever since and use VMWare fusion at least weekly.
That's like a robber suing when the owner of the house hes breaking into shoots him
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VirtualBox for me.
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