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Parallels Desktop 16

Packed with 30+ new features. Get the most out of your Mac.

Future Ready

Optimized for the latest Windows 10 updates and macOS Big Sur (when released), with a refreshed design, easier setup and much more. Parallels Desktop continues to stay up to date so you can keep working without interruption—even when a new macOS, Windows or Linux release pops up.

Stay Focused

Set Do Not Disturb on your Mac and Parallels Desktop will make sure that Windows 10 doesn’t disturb you either.

Disk Space

Windows will take less space on your Mac after shutting down with a new automatic optimization feature.

New! Parallels Desktop 16 Features

Faster. Less Distractions. Enhanced Integration. Improved Graphics.

More performance

Experience significant performance improvements in Parallels Desktop 16, the fastest version of Parallels Desktop for Mac yet, with twice as fast startup as previous versions. Resume and quit Windows up to 20% faster as well.

Parallels Desktop users collectively run more than 200,000 Windows applications—and with version 16, you can run even more applications.

Up to
100%
faster

Parallels Desktop application startup

Up to
20%
faster

Windows resume and quit

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Standard Edition
Download and install Windows 10 in one click
Ready for macOS Big Sur (11.0)
Disk Space Optimization
Auto Video Memory
Free upgrade to the latest version *
Customize Touch Bar for Windows applications

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Pro Edition
All the Standard Edition features PLUS:
Advanced networking tools
Free upgrades to newer versions
Integration With Chef/Ohai/Docker/Vagrant
Convert VM bundles to a single file for transfer or deployment
Convert VM bundles to a single file for deployment
Convert VM bundles to a single file for transfer
Rename custom networks
Microsoft Visual Studio plug-In
Debug, dump VM or start an SSH session from menu
Support for business cloud services
Premium 24/7 phone and email support
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Business Edition
All the Standard and Pro Edition features PLUS:
Centralized administration and management
Unified Volume License Key for mass deployment
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1Performance measurements conducted by Parallels. Measured with a prerelease version of Parallels Desktop 16 versus released version of Parallels Desktop 15. The performance will vary based on usage, system configuration and other factors.

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