Simplify Everyday Tasks with One Click

Parallels Toolbox makes it possible—and it’s now available for both Mac and Windows.

Take a screenshot with a simple click, secure private files with a password, download a favorite video from YouTube or Facebook with no fuss, easily record a screencast, or keep your computer from sleeping with the push of a button.

With Parallels® Toolbox, you can do all that and more on your Mac or Windows device, with zero complicated settings. New tools are regularly added—which subscribers get automatically, for no added cost.

See one of the Tools in action!!

Sometimes you need to hide a messy desktop, whether you’re giving a presentation, taking screenshots, or recording your screen.

The Hide Desktop tool gives you a clean desktop, and then returns to your original desktop whenever you want—just with a simple click.

  • Always available in the Mac menu bar
  • Access with one click
  • Easy to use, no hassle, and no complex keyboard shortcuts
  • Drag tools to the Dock for even easier access
  • Frequently updated with new tools (subscription only)
  • Always available in your Windows task bar
  • Access with one click
  • Easy to use, no hassle, and no complex keyboard shortcuts
  • Pin a tool to the task bar for even easier access
  • Frequently updated with new tools (subscription only)

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

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
Prevent unauthorized or unwanted listening by other apps.

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

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.

Hide Desktop »
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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Take Screenshots
Easily screenshot a screen, active window, or area.

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

Tools recently added to the Parallels Toolbox:

Download Audio
Download audio files from the Internet to your computer. Works with up to 30 tracks and detects multiple tracks automatically. (Only available in Parallels Toolbox for Mac.)

Switch Resolution
Quickly switch screen resolution. This tool is especially useful to those who find the macOS® resolution settings a bit too limited. (Only available in Parallels Toolbox for Mac.)

Airplane Mode
Quickly and easily turn off all wireless communication: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, and more. (Only available in Parallels Toolbox for Mac.)

Presentation Mode
Disable distractions for a better presentation experience. The Presentation Mode tool can automatically detect external displays and turn itself on. (Only available in Parallels Toolbox for Mac.)

Additional tools are regularly added, and subscribers get them automatically, at no extra cost.