Oracle released virtualbox 4.2. version of its open source and free virtualization platform virtualbox . in release notes of virtualbox 4.2 oracle mentioned that this is major version of virtualbox with many fixes and improvements with some added features . oracle virtualbox now support almost full 3d enhanced graphics inside vm.
Few days ago just confirmation of windows 8 release date , vmware launched vmware workstation 9 and vmplayer 5 with full support of windows 8 now this time oracle launched virtualbox for windows 8 . Virtualbox 4.2 is now support windows 8 and its all metro style app features ,
Now linux virtualbox edition suport drag and drop within vm and vice-versa , means now you can drag and drop files from ubuntu to guest OS and from Guest to host os very easily
auto start of guest OS is added in 4.2 release but its now only support linux and Mac guests now available for windows guest yet .
VmGroup is new in virtualbox now you can easily make group of VM’s and manage easily separately
virtualbox now support MacOSX10.8 ( mountain lion ) like it support upcoming Microsoft’s windows 8 operation system