Parallels Desktop for Apple Mac

Run Windows applications on your Mac — without rebooting

With Parallels Desktop for Mac, you can seamlessly run both Windows and Mac OS X applications side-by-side without rebooting. Drag and drop files between Windows and Mac applications and launch Windows applications from your Mac dock. Powerful performance lets you run Windows productivity applications, even graphics intensive ones, with ease.

Windows 8
Parallels Desktop
Life simplified.

Whether you are a hard-core Mac enthusiast, a multi-platform pro or a first-time Mac user, the brilliant essentials of Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac — quick installation, a user-friendly interface, and the Parallels Wizard – makes moving to the Mac seamless and everyday use easier than ever.

Visually stunning.

Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac delivers an even more immersive environment for gaming, music, movies, and more with support for Retina display, Surround Sound 7.1 and superior 3D graphics rendering speeds.

Proven performance.

With improved battery life, up to 1GB of video memory, enhanced security, and more Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac features the best overall performance and stability in the market.

Parallels Desktop for Mac delivers all this and more:

Indispensable conveniences
  • PowerNap extends to Windows and Windows applications so you’re always up to date
  • Mountain Lion Dictionary gesture works in Windows applications
  • Connect Thunderbolt and Firewire devices to either your Mac or your virtual machine — just like you do with USB devices
  • Enhanced! The New Virtual Machine wizard makes it even easier to create new virtual machines, automatically locating operating systems on your machine or letting you manually select a range of media types to install
  • 40% better disk performance than the previous version
  • Virtual machines shut down up to 25% faster than the previous version
  • Virtual machines suspend up to 20% faster than the previous version
  • 3D graphics and web browsing is 15% faster than the previous version
  • iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive and SkyDrive optimisations eliminate duplication of files locally
Peace of mind
  • Get stuff done in Windows 8 with a “real” Start menu and the ability to run Modern (Metro) apps in a separate window rather than in full screen
  • The Security Center makes it easy for you to be sure all your stuff is secure, both on your Mac and in your Windows virtual machine
  • OS X Mavericks (10.9) and Windows Blue (8.1) support
Try before you buy.

Click here for the Parallels Desktop demo version.
For information on pricing and volume licensing, please email

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