Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition

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Parallels Desktop for Mac!

Choose Parallels Desktop Pro Edition and unlock the full potential of your Mac.

  • Performance boost: Allocate up to 32 vCPUs & 128GB of vRAM to your virtual machines.
  • Dev tools: Microsoft Visual Studio, Docker, Vagrant, Network Conditioner, & more.
  • Work with confidence: 24/7 support & 30-day money back guarantee.
  • Bonus software: Parallels Toolbox for macOS or Windows utilities & Parallels Access for Android or iOS for remote access to your Mac or PC, wherever you are.

Go with Parallels Desktop Pro Edition and do more.

More Power!

Designed with developers, power users, and other demanding professionals in mind. Parallels Desktop® for Mac Pro Edition gives you more processing power, with up to 128 GB of virtual RAM allocated to your VM and up to 32 virtual CPUs.

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Standard Edition
Download and Install Windows 10 in one click
Retina Support for Windows apps
Optimized for macOS Catalina (10.15)
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Pro Edition
All the Standard Edition features PLUS:
Integration With Chef/Ohai/Docker/Vagrant
Network conditioner to simulate speeds and test
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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What else can you do with Pro?

Test a Beta OS or Update

Take advantage of future public beta OSes from Apple and Microsoft without risking your data. Install a beta macOS or beta Windows release in a virtual machine safely on your Mac.

New update or upgrade released? First test it out in a VM. Save snapshots of a virtual machine. If something goes wrong, you can revert the changes back to any of your snapshots and continue working with the guest OS. Plus, the SmartGuard functionality in Parallells Desktop allows you to automate snapshots’ creation.

Download Pre-Built VMs

If you don't have enough time to create a new virtual machine with the required configuration, you can download a ready-to-use one with a predefined configuration.

Simply choose File > New and select from the “Free Systems” section. Pre-built VMs include a full Windows 10 Development Environment with Visual Studio and other tools pre-installed, a wide variety of Windows versions with different IE and Edge browsers pre-installed, Ubuntu Linux, Fedora Linux, CentOS Linux, Debian GNU/Linux, Mint Linux, and Android virtual machines.

  • Pro Edition supports up to 32 virtual (v)CPUs and 128 GB of Vram (per VM) and enables nested virtualization, PMU virtualization, and guest OS debugging support.
  • Works with OS X®, Windows 10, 8.1, and 7, Boot Camp®, Google Chrome™, Linux and Unix, and macOS® Server.
  • Optimized for macOS Mojave (10.14) and Windows 10 updates.
  • Develop in one VM and test in others with just one click using the plugin for Visual Studio.
  • Assign a drive letter to shared folders.
  • Create executable files in the Mac folders shared with Windows.
  • Create and manage your virtual machines via the command line interface.
  • Run VMs as background processes without the GUI displayed on the Mac desktop (Headless mode).
  • Share Windows network drives with Mac.
  • Download Ubuntu Linux, Fedora Linux, CentOS Linux, Debian GNU/Linux, Mint Linux, Chromium OS, and Android virtual machines.
  • Check websites in different versions of Internet Explorer on different versions of Windows.
  • Optimize VM settings and performance with Software Development, Software Testing, and Design profiles.
  • Open your website in one click for testing with “Open in Browser” menu.
  • Color code VMs from the Context menu to distinguish them from one another.
  • Generate a VM memory dump from Parallels Desktop.
  • Start Windows in Rollback Mode if you don't want Windows to store the changes you made to it during the working session.
  • Quickly start SSH session with your VM.
  • Enable nested virtualization to install and work in Android emulator for Visual Studio, iPhone® emulator for Visual Studio, Xamarin.Android, Android Studio, Embarcadero RAD Studio, and Docker for Windows.
  • Integrate with Office 365.
  • Support for OpenGL.
  • Use a single cloud storage space between Mac and Windows.
  • Create development environments in a virtual machine, and easily back up, share, or restore it.
  • Use the Parallels Vagrant plugin to work with reproducible and portable work environments.
  • Use linked clones in the Vagrant plugin to create new boxes fast and use disk space efficiently.
  • Use Command Line Interface tools to control Parallels Desktop and VMs, including their settings and configuration.
  • Use bash completion for Parallels CLI tools.
  • Natively manage your Docker VMs, manipulate your VM with SSH or the command line, and support linked clones and VM templates.
  • Test different connectivity issues with an enhanced network editor; simulate an unstable network connection or limit network bandwidth in a VM.
  • Set a delay for a VM start (on Mac or Parallels Desktop).
  • Set a custom icon for every VM.
  • Resolve DNS requests from VM using info in /etc/resolver.
  • Use port forwarding to pass traffic from a Mac port to a VM or IP address and desired port.
  • Use VM names as their DNS names.
  • Use tcpdump with virtual networks.
  • Create custom host-only networks.
  • Sort VMs in Control Center.
  • Access Pro tools from the menu: SSH, WEB, DBG, DUMP.
  • Use NetBoot for macOS VMs.
  • Archive/unarchive VMs in Control Center.
  • Limit VM resource usage.
  • Use 8.3 filenames for Shared Folders.
  • Use EFI Secure Boot.
  • Support for mmap() in Linux Shared Folders.
  • Premium 24/7 phone, email, and social support after activation.
  • Bonus! Includes Parallels Access®, the easiest way to remotely access your computer from anywhere.
  • Bonus! Includes Parallels® Toolbox with over 30 one-touch tools. Clean your drive, take screenshots, and more.

“Parallels allows me to run a full development environment on Windows, including SQL Server, Analysis Services Server, Visual Studio, and SQL Management console simultaneously…”

Tim Goldstein, Senior Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, OLTP, ETL Architect & Developer

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