Performance and innovation make Parallels #1. Now includes more than 70 powerful new features! Click to enlarge.
Run Mac OS X and Windows side by side. Now with support with Windows 7. Click to enlarge.
Coherence makes Windows programs run and act like Mac applications. Click to enlarge.
Remotely manage your Parallels virtual machine with our Free iPhone App.
Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac delivers brand new features plus performance enhancements including full support for Aero in Windows Vista and 7, faster virtual machine performance, expanded USB device compatibility, enhanced 3D graphics and optimization for Mac OS X Snow Leopard. New Features in Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac include:
- Run Windows up to 3 times faster than previous version.
- Support for Aero in Windows Vista & 7: Get the complete Windows experience with Aero animation.
- Smart Copy and Paste: Easily move formatted text and images between Windows and Mac Applications
- Coherence Mode: Seamlessly run Windows programs alongside Mac applications.
- 3D Graphics Support: Run 3D applications with DirectX 9Ex and OpenGL 2.1
- Optimized for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: Take advantage of Apple's latest operating system.
- Plus additional performance and general enhancements, such as:
- Runs Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and more
- Improved USB device connectivity and performance
- Use Multi-touch gestures, Spaces and Exposé
- Up to 7 times faster graphics performance than previous version
- Full support for Mac OS X Server, 8 virtual CPUs and 64-bit Windows
Run Windows on Your Mac the Easy Way. Right Alongside Mac OS X.
Parallels Desktop for Mac makes it possible to run Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Linux and more side-by-side with Mac OS X without rebooting. With Parallels' award-winning virtualization technology, you can run Mac OS X and your favorite Windows applications at the same time. You can even drag-and-drop files between desktops! Launch Windows applications like Mac applications--right from your Mac's dock.
Parallels Desktop for Mac 5 is the biggest upgrade ever with over 70 new features. It also comes with a complete suite of essential tools you need to run Windows on a Mac. Parallels Desktop now ships with $175 in bonus software including Kaspersky Internet Security, Acronis Disk Director and Acronis True Image.
Parallels Desktop takes advantage of Intel Core Duo and Core 2 Duo processors and Intel VT-x2 hardware accelerated virtualization, for near-native speed and rock-solid performance. With support for up to 8 GB RAM and up to 8 CPUs, Parallels Desktop for Mac delivers maximum performance.
Enjoy all the benefits of having a Mac and keep running the Windows programs you can't live without. Parallels Desktop for Mac runs thousands of Windows applications and is compatible with your favorite USB devices including mobile phones, printers, scanners and GPS devices. With Parallels Desktop you can run any version of Windows, including 7, Vista and XP, as well as Linux, FreeBSD, even MS-DOS, at the same time as OS X! Parallels also supports running Mac OS X Leopard Server in a virtual machine.
Comprehensive Protection and Privacy
Parallels Internet Security by Kaspersky protects your Windows programs from virus and spyware threats and even includes a firewall and anti-spam tools. Parallels Desktop also includes SmartGuard instant "snapshots" which make backup and recovery easier than ever.
- Advanced virtualization engine with lightning-fast performance
- Use Windows on your Mac without rebooting
- Install Windows XP, Vista or 7 in 3 easy steps
- Run literally thousands of Windows apps, like Outlook, Access, Project, Quicken and QuickBooks--all at near-native speed.
- Easily share files between Mac and Windows
- Launch Windows apps directly from the Mac Dock.
- Run more than 60 different OSs, including Linux, BSD and more.
- Run Mac OS X and Windows on multiple monitors.
- Migrate your existing PC to your Mac. Even import Boot Camp partitions and VMware Fusion virtual machines.
- Use iPhone to manage virtual machines
- SmartGuard's instant "snapshots" make backup and recovery easier than ever.
- Unmatched Ease of Use
Includes $175 in Essential Windows Software
- Parallels Internet Security by Kaspersky protects against virus and spyware threats, plus firewall and anti-spam. $79.99 value
- Acronis TrueImage Home backup and recovery software for Windows. $49.99 value
- Acronis Disk Director Suite disk partitioning software for Windows. $49.95 value
With more than 1 million users worldwide, the award-winning Parallels Desktop for Mac is the #1 Mac System Utility.*
90 Day Money Back Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with Parallels Desktop for Mac for any reason, you may return the software directly to Nova Development within 90 days of purchase for your money back.
*No. 1 claim based on NPD Techworld Reports for the period 8/1/06 - 9/30/09. Reviews and awards cited may be for previous versions of Parallels Desktop for Mac. Windows operating system sold separately.