Installing VM software and setting up the virtual machine#

The ASPECT project provides an experimental virtual machine containing a fully configured version of ASPECT. To use this machine, you will need to install VirtualBox ( on your machine, and then import a virtual machine image that can be downloaded from Note, however, that the machine image is several gigabytes in size and downloading will take a while. After downloading and installing the virtual image, it is convenient to set up a shared folder between your host system and the virtual machine to exchange model files and outputs.