Windows
 
Mac
 
Linux
 
iPhone
 
iPad
 
Android

RSS Feed

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Newsletter

Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

VirtualBox Extension Pack 5.1.20

Add new capabilities to VirtualBox with this extension pack

by Mike Williams

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 1 ratings
License: Free, for personal-use only
Operating Systems: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows 10, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
Requirements:

VirtualBox 4.0 or later

Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 19 April 2017
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 197700
Developer: Oracle
RSS News Feed: http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/19060341.rss
Twitter Feed: http://twitter.com/Virtualbox
Back up your data with Acronis True Image 2016 with a 1-PC LIFETIME license, only $34.99, saving 50%, from store.pcauthority.com.au
VirtualBox 5.0 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack
Add new capabilities to VirtualBox with this extension pack

The VirtualBox Extension Pack adds useful new features to this popular virtualisation package.

(Assuming you don't have the latest version, anyway - click File > Preferences > Extensions to check. This one is version 4.0.4r70112.)

It includes a USB 2.0 (EHCI) controller, for instance, which should allow you to get better performance from your USB 2.0 devices. You'll probably need to enable the controller manually, though, as well as add filters for the USB devices you'd like to use (the VirtualBox manual has more details).

You also get VirtualBox Remote Desktop Protocol (VDRP) support. Essentially this allows you to run a virtual machine on one PC, while you view and control it from another: again, the manual has the full story.

And there's also support for remote booting a computer through emulation of the Intel PXE boot ROM with support for the E1000 network card.

None of this requires separate installation, as the extension pack has a "vbox-extpack" file extension that's handled by VirtualBox. So close down VirtualBox, download and double-click on the extension pack, and VirtualBox will launch and install it for you, upgrading any earlier version you might have.

Verdict:

The Extension Pack enhances VirtualBox with some useful capabilities.

Your Comments & Opinion
 
Related Download Articles
 
VirtualBox 5.1.20

VirtualBox 5.1.20

Open Source

Host a virtual operating system

Virtual Machine USB Boot

Virtual Machine USB Boot 1.51

Open Source

Boot virtual machines from a USB key

Import your VM and it's ready for use immediately

Windows 10 VirtualBox Appliance

Trial Software

Try out Windows 10 easily with these free VMs

Paragon Go Virtual 1.0 (32-bit)

Paragon Go Virtual 1.0 (32-bit)

Free, for personal-use only

Easily migrate any physical hard drive or partition to a virtual disk

Other Download Articles From This Category
EASEUS Partition Master Professional

EaseUS Partition Master Professional 12.0

Trial Software

An advanced partitioning tool that places you firmly in control of your hard drives

EASEUS Partition Master Free 12

EaseUS Partition Master Free 12.0

Freeware

Create, resize, copy, format and split partitions with ease

Total Uninstall

Total Uninstall 6.19.0

Trial Software

Completely remove unwanted software from your computer

O&O Defrag v20.5

O&O Defrag Professional 20.5

Trial Software

Ramp up your PC's performance with this very configurable defrag tool

PC & Tech Authority Software News

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Our Price: $19.95
RRP: $49.99
Saving 60%
Buy Now
Offer Ends In:
 

Spotlight: Free Full Software

Unreal Engine 4.15.1

Free Full Commercial Software

Unreal Engine is Epic Games' game engine, a powerful suite of tools for developing anything from basic 2D games to professional RPGs, first person shooters and whatever else you like.

Wide standards support - DirectX, OpenGL, JavaScript/ WebGL - means your projects can be targeted to almost any platform: consoles, iOS, Android, Windows, OS X, Linux, HTML5 browsers and more.

There's a vast amount to learn, of course, and that's even before you start building your game. But there's plenty of documentation, tutorials, demos and sample projects to point you in the right direction.

The package is now entirely free, too - no annoying limitations, nag screens or anything else. Epic now only requires that you pay a 5% royalty after the first $3,000 of revenue per product per quarter. And even then, you "pay no royalty for film projects, contracting and consulting projects such as architecture, simulation and visualization."

4.15.1 brings:
- Bug Fixes

[...]
Value:
Free
Rating: