Parallels Hide Desktop

Hide the mess! Make those files, folders, and other icons on your desktop quickly disappear when you’re presenting, sharing, or recording your screen, or taking screenshots.

  • Access with one click
  • Easy to use, no hassle, no complex keyboard shortcuts
  • Drag tools to menu/Dock/Finder for even easier access

All Parallels Toolbox for Mac Tools

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.

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

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

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

Download a Video
Download your favorite videos from the Internet: Facebook, 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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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