Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac Overview
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Parallels Desktop 10
Review of Parallels Desktop 10
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How to Migrate a Windows PC to Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac

Hundreds of Easy to Use Features

Parallels Desktop

The easiest, fastest, and most powerful solution for running Windows on Mac without rebooting. The #1 choice of Mac users for over 8 years, with over 5 million copies sold.

Ready for OS X Yosemite

Fully optimized and enhanced for OS X Yosemite!
Now use cool features like click to call with iPhone, send with iMessage, and more from Windows apps.

Switch from Windows to Mac with ease

Switching from PC to Mac?

We make it easy to get all of your files, applications, browser bookmarks and more from your PC to your Mac. Just follow our Wizards.

Powerful desktop virtualisation performance

Powerful Performance

Support for 16vCPUs and 64 GB of RAM lets you run even the most demanding applications with ease. We won’t slow you down.

Run any Windows apps on Mac

Run any Windows Apps on Mac

Use Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, Access and 100s of other applications not available on the Mac.

One click virtual machine tuning

One click tuning

While we set up your Windows virtual machine, we’ll automatically tune it for what you’ll use it for the most:  productivity applications, design, development or games.

Run all kinds of operating systems on your Mac: linux, Chrome and more

It’s not just for Windows

Support for running a wide array of operating systems including OS X Mavericks, Windows 8.1 & 7, Linux and Google Chrome means you can do just about anything on your Mac.

Mac gestures in Windows apps

Mac coolness in Windows Apps

Launch Windows apps from the Dock, use OS x gestures in Windows apps, and copy & paste and drag & drop between Mac and Windows.

Additional Features

  1. Unread emails indicator for Outlook
  2. “Reveal in Windows Explorer” in OS X files menu
  3. Linked clones
  4. Vagrant Provider
  5. 16 vCPU and 64 GB RAM
  6. Nested virtualization for Linux
  7. Drag & drop in OS X guests
  8. Real-time virtual disk optimization
  9. Create VM from VHD and VMDK disks
  10. Ready for OS X Yosemite
  11. Drag & Drop to create VM
  12. Parallels Control Center
  13. Drag & drop files to open them in Windows
  14. Restore Defaults
  15. Disk Space Wizard
  16. Shared Printers in Linux
  17. Shared Folders in Linux
  18. Assign USB devices to Mac or Windows
  19. Drag & drop between Mac and Windows
  20. Copy & paste between Mac and Windows
  21. Launch Windows apps from the Dock
  22. Move your PC to Mac
  23. Power Nap in Windows
  24. Dictionary gestures in Windows
  25. Cloud storage optimizations
  26. New Virtual Machine Wizard
  1. Windows apps in Launchpad
  2. Mission Control support
  3. Retina Display support for Windows
  4. Notification Center for alerts
  5. Dictation support in Windows
  6. Presentation Wizard
  7. Open in Internet Explorer button
  8. Drag & drop attachments to Outlook
  9. Multi-language Keyboard Sync
  10. Shared Bluetooth
  11. Mac OS X Guest support
  12. Spaces Integration
  13. Mission Control Integration
  14. Microsoft Office 2013
  15. Mac OS parental controls apply to Windows apps
  16. Full screen support
  17. DirectX 10
  18. Thunderbolt support
  19. Firewire support
  20. USB 3.0 support
  21. Snapshots
  22. Encryption
  23. 2 GB video memory support
  24. Mavericks Multiple Display support in Windows
  25. Finder Tabs work with Windows apps
  26. SmartSelect
  27. When you use it, you’ll find the list just grows...

More Features

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Optimize your virtual machine
Control your virtual machines
Run Windows on your Mac in separate windows
Run Windows
Configure desktops
Change modes on the fly
Change Modes
Migrate and transfer data to your Mac

Read What Others are Saying

“My MacBook Pro with Parallels is the best PC I've ever owned. OS X, Windows 7 & 8, Linux all running seamlessly and elegantly. This is the post PC configuration for power users."

Chas M.

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