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Running Virtualized Apps on Different Platforms

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April 22, 2011 2:28 pm

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Q. Dave P. wrote: A diagram I saw of this product shows the application being completely independent of the base OS. Does this allow apps to run cross platform? What I would like is to have a packaged application run on my suse64 that I use for my home machine.

A. Sorry, but right now you can’t do this. ZAV is “by Windows, for Windows”. This means, in its current state, you can only virtualize Windows applications to run on Windows machines. You cannot virtualize applications from any other platform–Linux (which would include SUSE), Mac/Apple, Unix, and so forth. You also cannot virtualize a Windows application to run on another platform (meaning a virtual Windows application will not run on Linux, Mac, etc…).

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