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VM Virtualization SW to run Windows on Mac

Hi All - I want to run Windows on a Mac, as a VM (not Bootcamp).
I've used Parallels and VMware 3 & 4.
Are there any others ? Both Parallels & VMware seem to have their issues but worked well. Thought I'd check.
Thx
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bleggee
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shnelsonxCommented:
Though they both have their issues, I would stick with either as they've been established as virtualization leaders in the MAC realm.

My personal choice would be VMware/Fusion, but that's purely out of preference. Budget might dictate otherwise!
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josephspreiCommented:
I have used Oracle virtual box before and it was working nicely.
Although VM fusion works faster, virtual box still works good and stable.

LINK http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/virtualbox/downloads/index.html


BEST OF ALL ITS FREE
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
VMware has just released VMware Fusion 5.0.

Parallels for Mac is the Best product.
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Eoin OSullivanConsultantCommented:
There are a couple of other options if you only want to run specific Windows Applications ...

Crossover - http://www.codeweavers.com/products/
Great for running many Windows applications including MS Office without having to install a whole VM - saving space and RAM

WINE - http://www.winehq.org/
There are several ways to install WINE on OSX out there .. I really like this one as it well organised but is very new  
http://winebottler.kronenberg.org/

If you want a full VM I prefer Parallels over Fusion and VirtualBox .. that's my contribution.
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mtsdemoCommented:
Virtual Box runs better than Fusion or Parallels in my experience... and its Free.

Make sure you install VirtualBox guest additions, and the VirtualBox Extension Pack.
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