Licensing Information

Parallels used in its products the following third party software:

  • TinyBIOS Pascal Dornier / PC Engines (used as a system BIOS); the COMMON PUBLIC LICENSE.
  • Plex86/Bochs VGABIOS (used as a video BIOS); the LGPL license.
  • MPI (used for operations with large numbers); Copyright © 1998 Michael J. Fromberger. All Rights Reserved.
  • Libmspack (used for decompression of Microsoft cabinet file format); the LGPL license.
  • MacFuse (used for inverse shared folders); the BSD license.
  • Chameleon 2.0-RC2 (used as a bootloader for Mac guests); the APSL.
  • Android-x86 (used to create pre-built Android virtual machines); the Apache License, Version 2.0.
  • 7-Zip (used to read the contents of OS image files); the LGPL license.

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