Microsoft has set a $129 price for Virtual PC 2004 and said developers will get the virtualization product as part of their Microsoft Developer Network subscription.

Virtual PC allows users to run multiple operating systems on the same computer simultaneously. It supports most x86 compatible operating systems, including Linux, although it is optimized for Microsoft's own Windows software and the IBM OS/2 operating system, according to Carla Huffman, product manager for Virtual PC at Microsoft.

Read more: PC World.