One-touch Utilities for Mac

Imagine having a set of tools, with no complicated settings, to simplify everyday tasks.

Take a screenshot with a simple click, secure private files with a password, download a favorite video from YouTube or Facebook with little fuss, easily record a screencast, or keep your Mac from sleeping with the push of a button.

With Parallels Toolbox, you can do all of that and more, with one click!

See one of the Tools in action!

This is how easy the tools are to use:

The Hide Desktop tool gives you a clean desktop, and then returns to your original messy desktop whenever you want.

This tool is useful when, for example, you are doing a presentation, taking screenshots, or recording your screen.

  • Always available in the Mac menu bar
  • Access with one click
  • Easy to use, no hassle, no complex keyboard shortcuts
  • Drag tools to menu/Dock/Finder for even easier access
  • Frequent updates with new tools (subscription only)

Do Not Sleep
Prevent your computer from going to sleep and your display from dimming. Ensure a task won’t be interrupted by disabling settings that would allow the computer to go to sleep.

Archive Your Files
Compress files with one click to use less storage space. Unarchive any archived files, RAR, zip, and more.

Record Your Screen
Record a video of a screen, active window, or area.

Time Management
A set of handy, easy-to-use time management tools to keep you productive and on task.

Hide Desktop
Use this tool to hide all the files, folders, and other icons on your desktop when you’re doing a presentation, sharing or recording your screen, or taking screenshots.

Do Not Disturb
Avoid distractions so you can focus on the task at hand. When activated, all notifications and the Dock app animations are disabled.

Record Audio
Use this tool to record audio from your computer’s built-in microphone with a single click. You can record from an external microphone if it is selected as the input source in System Preferences › Sound.

Take Screenshots
Screenshot a screen, active window, or area.

Download a Video
Download your favorite videos from the Internet: Facebook, Vimeo, and many more.

Convert a Video
Optimize your home movie or television shows for iPad or iPhone.

Lock Screen
Immediately lock your screen to prevent unauthorized access to your computer. No need to wait until the password-protected screen saver kicks in.

Mute Your Microphone
Mute your computer’s microphone to prevent unauthorized or unwanted listening by other apps.

These tools were recently added to the Parallels Toolbox:

Open any collection of apps, documents or other files simultaneously with just one click.

Eject Volumes
Eject all volumes mounted on your Desktop, including local removable volumes like external hard drives and memory cards, network volumes and mounted disk images.

Take Photo
Take an instant photo using the computer’s camera.

Block Camera
Use this tool for block the built-in camera, making it inaccessible to applications.

Take Video
Take an instant video using the computer’s camera.

Additional tools are regularly added to Parallels Toolbox.