Run Windows on Mac
Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac

  • Run Windows 10, Linux or other OSes on your Mac
  • Play PC games and run demanding graphics software
  • Work with Windows-based accounting and trading software
  • Run all your favorite Windows software on your Mac, MacBook, iMac!

Your Windows on Mac Experience Gets Better

Seamless Integration
Use Windows and Mac applications side-by-side (no restarting required). Cut and paste text and share files between the two, launch Windows apps from the Mac Dock, and use the Touch Bar™ with Windows apps.

Easy Setup
Windows on Mac has never been so simple—get up and running in minutes! Download and install Windows in one click using the Installation Assistant.

Lightning Fast Performance
Resource-hungry Windows applications run effortlessly without slowing down your Mac, and Microsoft® Office is faster than ever.

One-click Tuning
One-click optimization of virtual machine settings makes it easy to get the performance you need.

Choose Your View
Make Windows invisible while still using its applications, or keep the familiar Windows background and controls on your Mac.

Works with Boot Camp®
Reuse your existing Boot Camp installation. Converting a virtual machine from Boot Camp is easy and more intuitive than ever.

Moving from PC to Mac
Easily transfer everything on your current PC system—documents, applications, games, even your internet browser favorites—over to your Mac in a snap.

Travel Mode
Extend your Mac battery life on-the-go. Travel Mode temporarily shuts down resource-intensive services.

Connect Devices
Connect all your USB, Thunderbolt, and FireWire devices with Windows. Pair your BlueTooth and printer to work with both Windows and macOS.

Includes Parallels® Toolbox
Over 30 one-touch tools for Mac and Windows. Clean your drive, secure private files, take screenshots, or download a video all with a single click.

See Parallels Desktop in Action

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Lightning Fast

Graphic and resource hungry Windows applications run effortlessly without slowing down your MacBook®, iMac®, Mac mini®, or Mac Pro®.

Run Overwatch for Windows on Mac

Powerful Performance

Run it all without compromiseMicrosoft Office, Visual Studio®, Quicken® and QuickBooks for Windows, Access, Project, Autodesk Revit® and Inventor, CorelDRAW, ArcGIS, Visio, Internet Explorer, Adobe Photoshop®, and more!

Run Visual Studio 2017 for Windows on Mac

Seamless Integration

Use Mac and Windows applications side-by-side (no restarting required). Launch and access Windows applications right from the Dock, and easily drag and drop and copy and paste between them. If you're new to Mac, you can keep the familiar Windows experience in full screen.

Run Windows 10 on Mac with Word & Powerpoint for Windows

Frequently Asked Questions

To add Windows or another operating system to your Mac, Parallels Desktop creates a “virtual machine,” or a virtual copy of a computer, inside you Mac. You can then install Windows in the virtual machine, just as you would install any operating system on a regular computer.

A full list of system and hardware requirements can be found here »

Parallels supports a wide array of operating systems, including: macOS, OS X, Windows 10, 8.1, and 7, Linux, and Google Chrome. You can run just about anything on your Mac!

Migrate your existing Windows OS from a PC, download a trial, or purchase a new license during your installation of Parallels Desktop.

Yes, you may cancel your subscription at any time.

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Parallels Desktop for Mac

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