Parallels Desktop Black Friday 2021 Promotion – 20% Off Discount

(Note: this promotion is now over.)

It’s officially time to start preparing for the holidays and focus all your energies on the shopping extravaganza. So, how excited are you for the Black Friday offers?  

Get ready! 

Here at Parallels®, we are thrilled to offer all new and existing users a 20% discount on all editions of Parallels® Desktop for Mac, until December 1, 2021, 11:59 pm PST.  

Parallels is a global leader in cross-platform solutions that makes it simple for businesses and individuals to use and access the applications and files they need on any device or operating system. Since 2006, Parallels Desktop has been a trusted visualization software, touted as a fast, easy, and powerful application for running Windows on an Intel or Apple M1 Mac.  

Parallels Desktop for Mac is packed with powerful new features for both Apple M1 and Intel chip, must-have performance updates, and fully supports macOS Monterey and Windows 11.  

Here are a few of our user-favorite and most appreciated features of Parallels Desktop for Mac: 

Seamlessly Drag and Drop Content between Windows and Mac: Parallels Desktop for Mac users enjoy the ability to drop any text or image between Mac and Windows applications, including between Windows applications and macOS Monterey Quick Note (when available). 

Coherence Mode: A long-time user favorite feature, Coherence™ Mode is used by 80% of Parallels Desktop users, enabling them to run Windows applications and Mac applications side by side, without seeing the Windows desktop. Parallels Desktop for Mac users now enjoy an uninterrupted and distraction-free workflow as all Windows shutdowns, updates, and sign-in screens are windowed, enabling the user to minimize them to stay focused and productive. 

Improved Graphics for Better Gaming Experience: In response to customers’ top requests, Parallels Desktop for Mac offers improved graphics for several Windows games including, but not limited to: World of Warcraft, Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition, Tomb Raider 3, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, World of Tanks, and Raft.  

Support for USB Devices: Parallels Desktop for Mac supports USB 3.1, enabling the use of additional USB storage devices. Users now see the device’s familiar name in the Parallels Desktop interface, making it easier to quickly identify the right device to connect or disconnect. 

Bonus Parallels® Toolbox: Every Parallels Desktop for Mac subscription license includes Parallels Toolbox for Mac and Windows at no additional cost, giving users access to an extensive library of more than 40 everyday utilities—Capture Screen, Clean Drive, Barcode Reader, Barcode Generator, Record Screen, Recognize Text, and more. 

Full-featured Free 14-day Trial: Before committing to a full purchase, users may benefit from a free 14-day, full featured trail of Parallels Desktop for Mac, where no payment is required. Users may explore every application, feature, or game to see if everything works as intended. 

In addition, Parallels Desktop for Mac now includes improved Windows 11 virtual machine (VM) support and stability with the introduction of default Virtual Trusted Platform Modules (vTPMs). 

Don’t forget to save 20% on all editions of Parallels Desktop with the Black Friday promotion.  Offer eligible until December 1, 2021, at 11:59 pm PST.   

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Q: I want to upgrade from an older version. Can I upgrade to Parallels Desktop?  
A: Yes, of course! Upgrade to Parallels Desktop here.   

Q: Can I get a discount for multiple years with the purchase of a Parallels Desktop subscription?  
A: Promotional pricing is only applied to the first year of your subscription.   

Q: What if I already have a subscription to Parallels Desktop and want to purchase this promo to extend my existing subscription?  
A: Sorry, only Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition provides a licensing extension option.   

Q: What if I want to gift this Parallels Desktop promotion to a friend or family member?  
A: You can do this for a new Parallels Desktop license. Simply forward your purchase confirmation email to the recipient of your choice. Let the recipient download Parallels Desktop .DMG and use the Parallels Desktop product license key to activate the product. The new user will now register the license with their own credentials and may begin using Parallels Desktop.   

Q: What edition of Parallels Desktop are included with this Black Friday promotion?  
A: All versions of Parallels Desktop for Mac directly purchased through qualify for this discount.   

Q: Will Parallels Desktop be available to purchase at this price point from retail, third-party vendors, resellers, or partners?  
A: Retail or third-party vendors are excluded from this promotion. Parallels does not dictate promotions with official resellers and partners.