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Balloon Device

The balloon device allows the guest operating system (with supported drivers) to more intelligently request RAM from the host. This is highly recommended.

Entropy Device

The entropy device is used by supported guest operating systems for cryptographic tasks.

macOS 12+ Sound

Sound support for macOS or macOS 13+ Linux booting from UEFI.

macOS 12+ Keyboard

Keyboard support for macOS or macOS 13+ Linux booting from UEFI.

macOS 12+ Pointer

Pointer support for macOS or macOS 13+ Linux booting from UEFI.

macOS 13+ emulates a trackpad on macOS guests while earlier versions emulates a mouse on macOS. This allows support for trackpad gestures.

macOS 13+ Rosetta

See Rosetta for more details.

macOS 13+ Clipboard Sharing

On Linux guests booting from UEFI, install spice-vdagent to enable clipboard sharing.