Operating System Emulation

Portable Operating System Emulation

Cameo BlackBox for Windows Shell

cameo-shell-for-windows-screenshotCameo is a neat BlackBox for Window or (Windows Shell). Basically, it is an open source portable desktop environment that can be used in place of Windows Explorer.

MobaLiveCD - Portable Live CD Emulator

mobalivecdMobaLiveCD is a Free Portable Live CD Emulator that utilizes a software front end for Qemu to enable you to (Run Linux on Windows). Run your Linux Live CDs and other ISO files portably from within Windows without rebooting.

VirtuaWin - Windows Virtual Desktop Manager

virtuawinVirtuaWin is a free portable virtual desktop manager for Windows. Much like virtual desktop managers for Linux/Unix, it enables a user to easily organize multiple applications over several virtual desktops or workspaces.

Emerge Desktop - Alternate Windows Shell

Emerge Desktop - Replacement Windows ShellEmerge desktop is an Open Source portable alternate replacement Windows shell. This shell works by temporarily replacing your Windows Explorer user interface through the implementation of MinGW.

Mac On a Stick - Portable Macintosh on a USB stick

mac-on-a-stick-screenshotMac On a Stick aka: Mini vMac, just as the name imposes, is a portable Macintosh emulated operating system that can be booted and run from a USB flash drive. Although for most, it isn't a complete replacement operating system, a MOS installation can include many useful applications running from an emulated Mini vMac (a Macintosh Plus emulator).

DOSBox - Portable DOS Emulator

dosbox-screenshotDOSBox is a portable DOS emulator or Portable DOSBox that can be used to run many old DOS games or applications that cannot be run on a modern Windows Operating System. It is great to use for those old DOS software applications or games you may have sitting around collecting dust.

Portable Qemu Manager

qemu-manager-screenshotPortable QEMU Manager for virtual machine emulation. You can use it to quickly manage and create virtual machine images.