Hyper-V: Tools

Hyper-V: Tools

This is a list of tools, resources, and external links to download and learn about those tools.


Supported Microsoft Tools (Solution Accelerators, Product Downloads, etc.)

NOTE: This list is roughly in the order of use. For example, you will use the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) during the planning phase, which is before deployment. 


Microsoft Products and Solutions that are Built upon Hyper-V Technology


Remote Management from Client Versions of Windows


Unsupported Microsoft Tools (Sysinternals, MSDN/ScriptCenter Code Galleries, TechNet/MSDN Blogs)


Community Tools (CodePlex and blogs)


Third-party Free Tools


Hardware-Specific Tools from OEMs and Vendors


Partner Solutions (Commercially Available)


Application-specific Performance Planning/Testing/Analysis tools


See Also

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  • Pronichkin edited Revision 46. Comment: Added separate sections for hardware tools and commercial partner tools. Added Double-Take Availability.

  • Pronichkin edited Revision 45. Comment: added some 3rd party commercial products

  • Pronichkin edited Revision 44. Comment: removed previous versions of VMST (OVMST 2.0 and VMST 3.0 Beta); added MAP 5.5 Beta

  • Pronichkin edited Revision 43. Comment: Fixed the URL for Hyper-V_mon (the link was there but for some reason it was not displayed in the article reading view)

  • Tony Soper_MSFT edited Revision 40. Comment: +VSMT 3.0

  • Pronichkin edited Revision 39. Comment: Updated version information for MAP Toolkit, added download location for VMST 3 Beta and moved VMC to Hyper-V Import from “Community” to “Microsoft Unsupported”.

  • Pronichkin edited Revision 38. Comment: Added MoonSols LiveCloudKd and VMUtil family of VHD-related tools. Removed duplicated entry on VM2Dmp.

  • tony soper_MSFT edited Revision 37. Comment: P2V Migration for Software Assurance (Beta) added

  • Ed Price MSFT edited Revision 33. Comment: Added horizontal lines and intro at top.

  • Pronichkin edited Revision 29. Comment: Added: Hyper-V Best Practices Analyzer

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  • tonysoper_MSFT edited Revision 61. Comment: +sysinternals RAMMap

  • Great overview about the Hyper-v Tools

  • FZB edited Revision 62. Comment: updated Jetstress Tool Link

  • Very helpful article!

  • FZB edited Revision 63. Comment: removed link to map 6.0 beta, 6.5 is current version and reachable over the main link

  • FZB edited Revision 64. Comment: typo

  • Really good collection and overview of Hyper-V Tools. Thanks!

  • 5Nine Hyper-V Manager -  product is a branded version of vtCommander (http://vtcommander.com) that was developed and completely owned by VT Technology Inc.

    That being said VT Technology decided to discontinue licensing of the branded version of its software, including a free version that was distributed by 5nine for a limited time. Good news is that VT Technology is going to release a free preview for Windows 8 soon. Going forward vtCommander and a new free preview will be available exclusively from VT Technology.

  • tonysoper_MSFT edited Revision 67. Comment: fixed link for royal ts v2

  • tonysoper_MSFT edited Revision 69. Comment: +vtcommander link

  • Bill at Bim9.com edited Revision 70. Comment: Fixed link to sidebar gadget

  • ILYA [ sie ] Sazonov edited Revision 72. Comment: correct WMWare -> VMWare  

  • Hi,

    I just published an open source backup tool for Hyper-V, supporting also CSV volumes: hypervbackup.codeplex.com

    Can you please add it to the list of third party free tools? :-)

  • AlexPilotti: Feel free to add the link yourself, that's how we do it on the wiki :-) For help on how to see