Virtual Box Maintenance Release 4.2.12
April 12th, 2013
Oracle today released VirtualBox 4.2.12, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.2 which improves stability and fixes regressions. See the ChangeLog for details.
Here, you will find links to VirtualBox binaries and its source code.
By downloading, you agree to the terms and conditions of the respective license.
- VirtualBox platform packages. The binaries are released under the terms of the GPL version 2.
See the changelog
for what has changed.
You might want to compare the
to verify the integrity of downloaded packages.
The SHA256 checksums should be favored as the MD5 algorithm must be treated as insecure!
After upgrading VirtualBox it is recommended to upgrade the guest additions as well.
The VirtualBox User Manual is included in the VirtualBox binaries above. If, however, you would like to take a look at it without having to install the whole thing, you also access it here:
You may also like to take a look at our frequently asked questions list
VirtualBox older builds
The binaries in this section for VirtualBox before version 4.0 are all released under the VirtualBox Personal Use and Evaluation License (PUEL)
. As of VirtualBox 4.0, the Extension Pack is released under the VirtualBox
Personal Use and Evaluation License and the other packages are released under the terms of the GPL version 2. By downloading, you agree to the terms and conditions of the respective license.
sources are available free of charge under the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public License, Version 2
. By downloading from the below links, you agree to these terms and conditions.
This is the current development code, which is not necessarily stable.[/indent]
After getting the sources in one of the ways listed above, you should have a look at the build instructions
Please also take a look at our licensing FAQ
, in particular regarding the use of the name VirtualBox.
Pre-built VirtualBox vm's
There are some pre-built vm's designed for developers and the curious over on the Oracle Tech Network