Comparing Parallels Desktop 13 and VMware Fusion 10: Ease of Use

Over 600 man-years of development have been invested in Parallels Desktop® for Mac. Our latest product, Parallels Desktop 13, is the culmination of all this effort to run Windows on Mac®. Utilizing a virtual machine to achieve your end-user goals is a great way to save time, money, and space. Since 2006, Parallels Desktop has been the #1 choice of millions of Mac users worldwide over any other virtualization option to run Windows on your Mac!

Parallels Desktop 13 has the following features that are not present in a competitor, VMware® Fusion 10. Parallels Desktop excels when it comes to both ease of use and getting started.

Features That Provide Ease of Use:

Disk Space


Features That Assist with Getting Started: 

In general, the Parallels team offers a “Getting Started” resource center to help new users.

Windows 10


Don’t worry—our engineers haven’t stopped there! Our latest innovation: 30+ one-click problem-solving tools, Parallels® Toolbox.

Available for both Mac and Windows users, Parallels Toolbox offers quick access to a set of tools that help you take full control of your computer with Presentation Mode, save time with Clean Drive or Find Duplicates to free up extra space, and Download Video to save your favorite video from YouTube or Facebook when you do not have an internet connection later. Feel free to visit the link to see a full list of the tools available to you to start using today with Parallels Toolbox.

Continued relentless innovation is the secret behind Parallels Desktop being the best option for running Windows on your Mac! For over 11 years, our development teams have solved everyday user challenges, empowered developers, and improved management and security for IT professionals.




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Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Pro

Make the most out of your Mac by running Windows with Parallels Desktop – Download a free 14-day trial and get started today.