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What is QtEmu?

QtEmu is a graphical user interface for QEMU written in Qt4. It has the ability to run virtual operating systems on native systems. This way you can easily test a new operating system or try a Live CD on your system without any troubles and dangers.
QtEmu has been tested on Linux, FreeBSD and Windows (2k, XP).
QtEmu is available in the following languages:


You can find the source code and also binaries for Windows on the SourceForge.net download site.

Code location: https://github.com/uwolfer/qtemu.

Screenshots running current Git version.
Running Win Running Fedora


Version 1.0.5
* Option for custom network settings. Patch by Dawit Alemayehu >adawit at kde dot org>. Thanks!
* Possibility to set additional options which are not covered by QtEmu (e.g. "--kernel-kqemu"). Patch by Dawit Alemayehu >adawit at kde dot org>. Thanks!
* Sound configuration.
* Poslish translation by Milosz Galazka <milosz at sleeplessbeastie dot eu> and Grzegorz Gibas <amigib at wp dot pl>. Thanks!
* Brazilian Portuguese translation by Jackson Miliszewski <jackwski at brturbo dot com dot br>. Thanks!
* Code optimization (Mosty detected by KDE Krazy check).
* Initialize all variables in machineprocess.*. Patch by Dawit Alemayehu <adawit at kde dot org>. Thanks!

Version 1.0.4
* Manifest file added in order to see everywhere Win styles (e.g. file dialogs) (patch by Cristian Adam)
* French translation by Fathi Boudra <fboudra at free dot fr>. Thanks!
* Italian translation by Gianluca Cecchi <gianluca dot cecchi at gmail dot com>. Thanks!
* Add confirmation before closing a machine. Also inform the user that he can open the machine again.
* Add information about possible performance loose with seamless mouse mode.
* Add support for icon themes.
* Add KDE Oxygen icon theme. QtEmu fits now better in a KDE4 desktop. Please see images/oxygen/COPYING
  for license information.
* Allow compilation with Qt 4.1 again. Patch by Mandrake.

Version 1.0.3
* Floppy Disk support
* Czech translation by excamo <excamo at gmail dot com>. Thanks!
* Spanish translation by Manolo Valdes <nolis71cu at gmail dot com>. Thanks!
* Remove Qt 4.1 support code, it does not compile there anyways.
  Add a configure check (in cmake) for Qt 4.2 (patch by Gwenole Beauchesne / Laurent Montel).
* Fix compilation on other systems than Linux and Windows (e.g. BSDs)

Version 1.0.2
* Possibility to change the QEMU start command (e.g. for 64 bit executable "qemu-system-x86_64")
* Possibility to execute before start or after exit of QEMU shell commands (only experimental!)
* Turkish translation by Necmettin Begiter <begiter at gmail dot com> and
  Ugur Cetin <jnmbk at users.sourceforge dot net>. Thanks!
* Russian translation by Vasily Cheremisinov <cheremv at alefgroup dot ru>. Thanks!
* Save state of network option
* Respect snapshot setting after start of QtEmu

Version 1.0.1
* Support for VMWare hard disk images (*.vmdk)
* Support for QEMU *.qcow hard disk images
* Focus problem on machine tabs

Copyright / License

QtEmu is released under GPL. Copyright © 2006 - 2008 Urs Wolfer. All rights reserved.
The icons have been taken from the KDE Crystal and Oxygen theme which are LGPL licensed.


QtEmu is written by Urs Wolfer <uwolfer fwo ch>.