In June, Apple announced the ,499 Vision Pro augmented reality headset at the WWDC 2023 event, users will wear glasses and interact differently from entering the screen on iPhones and MacBooks.
Although not yet officially available for sale, Apple has released a software development kit that allows developers to build and test applications for Vision Pro on Mac before the glasses go on sale. market in early 2024.
The developers of UTM, the company that creates system emulators and virtual hosts for iOS and macOS, have successfully installed and booted the Windows XP operating system inside Apple’s Vision Pro virtual reality headset. An interesting feat.
UTM demonstrated Windows XP successfully emulated in VisionOS with a video posted to X (Twitter).
However, the programmers said that they have not yet been able to find a way to control Microsoft’s operating system while it is running in Apple’s glasses, that is, cannot interact with this virtual machine after it successfully boots. labour. They are still continuing to research and develop to be able to achieve this goal in the near future.
According to 9to5Mac, when Apple’s Vision Pro launches, you can use the UTM app to run Windows XP on this augmented reality headset. However, since Apple doesn’t allow emulator apps on iOS, you won’t find UTM in the App Store, but apps can be sideloaded on the device.