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Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3 Provides New Multi-Touch Support and Networking Capabilities


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Oracle has released the latest version of VM VirtualBox which provides a virtual multi-touch user interface, supports additional devices and platforms, and offers enhanced networking capabilities that allow developers to virtualize modern operating system features while maintaining compatibility with legacy operating systems.

Designed for IT professionals, Oracle VM VirtualBox is cross-platform virtualization software that enables users to run multiple operating systems at the same time. The software runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Oracle Solaris systems and is used for testing, developing, demonstrating and deploying solutions across multiple platforms on one machine.

With the new multi-touch interface there is new support for touch-based operating systems, and other new virtual devices and utilities, including webcam devices and a session recording facility. VM VirtualBox 4.3 also expands on previous releases with support for the latest Microsoft, Apple, Linux and Oracle Solaris operating systems, new virtual devices. 

In addition, a new Network Address Translation (NAT) option allows virtual machines to talk to each other on the same host, and communicate with the outside world. IPv6 is now offered across Bridged, Host-only, Internal and the new NAT networking modes. In addition, the remote display server built-in to Oracle VM VirtualBox can accommodate RDP connections over IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

More information is available about Oracle VM VirtualBox.


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