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OrbStack offers a lightweight, performance-oriented alternative to Docker Desktop for developers, boasting rapid startup times with turbocharged networking and smooth x86 emulation. It minimizes CPU, disk, and memory usage, offering battery-friendly operation, especially on Apple Silicon. Users can swiftly integrate and manage Docker containers, Kubernetes, and various Linux distributions without the complexities of traditional VMs. It supports seamless file sharing, robust networking, and first-class command-line operations. OrbStack is a drop-in Docker Desktop replacement that simplifies workflows, offering a swift, simple platform for developing with containers and Linux, enhancing productivity with minimal system impact.