Windows productivity is possible with select Lenovo ChromeOS devices

Achieve maximum Windows productivity by accessing full-featured desktop apps—even offline. Parallels® Desktop for ChromeOS brings Windows to ChromeOS devices with simple, secure IT orchestration and use.

Download a FREE 1-yr IT team trial

System Requirements

Consider adding on Parallels Desktop for ChromeOS IT managed licenses with compatible Lenovo ChromeOS Enterprise devices to run full-featured Windows desktop apps.

ChromeOS version

ChromeOS version 85 or later


Intel® Core i3*, i5 or i7
AMD Ryzen3**, 5 or 7
*11th Gen i3 and newer
**Ryzen 3 5000 series and newer


8GB of RAM


128GB or more

Additional Requirements

Google Admin console
Chrome Enterprise Upgrade or
Chrome Education Upgrade
Microsoft Windows license
Corporate storage server

See full system requirements and documentation here.

How to activate your Parallels Desktop license

Google Admin

Step 1

View the Quick Start Guide to understand how to redeem and enable Parallels Desktop for ChromeOS Licenses.

View Now

Step 2

Enroll Lenovo ChromeOS device into your domain.

Watch video

Step 3

Assign the license and set up Parallels Desktop for your users in the Google Admin console.

Watch video

Step 4

Looking for support?

We are here to help. Head over to our support page for options.

Visit now

Meet the evolving challenges of modern enterprise and educational institutions

Chromebook performance

Enable access, efficiency & performance

Deliver familiar full-featured Windows apps to your teams’ Chromebooks so they can be fully operational wherever they’re working – at home, in transit, even offline.

Chromebook security

Ensure security & reliability

Reduce IT burden and eliminate stress leveraging Google’s advanced security, audit and management standards and Parallels’ unique cross-platform expertise.

Simple to deploy and manage

Simple to deploy and manage

IT can easily administer, license, and manage this desktop solution, addressing specific needs across the organization with the app licensing feature in the Google Admin console.

Parallels Desktop for the Enterprise

Parallels Desktop for the Enterprise

Optimize your teams and business for work success without the headaches that keep IT pros up at night.

Parallels Desktop for Education

Parallels Desktop for Education

Maximize productivity with a cross-platform solution that strengthens learning & simplifies IT.

Work: Fast. Easy. Anywhere.

Get the speed, power, and tools you need to perform at your best no matter where you are

chromebook microsoft office excel

Always-on access to critical productivity apps within Windows

  • Effortlessly switch between ChromeOS and Windows – no need to reboot
  • Suspend and Resume Windows to instantly get back up and running
  • Open files on ChromeOS using Windows applications
  • BONUS: Access 30+ one-touch tools with included Parallels Toolbox (learn more)

Work that’s ready whenever, wherever

  • Utilize the full feature sets of desktop applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more
  • Access Windows Desktop, Documents, Downloads and custom folders from ChromeOS Files
  • No internet? No problem! Files and apps are fully accessible both online and offline

Full ChromeOS integration for a familiar & friendly experience

  • Easily move content, files and text between ChromeOS and Windows via a shared clipboard or by simple drag and drop
  • Print from Windows to supported printers
  • Stay in the flow with seamless mouse, camera, microphone, audio & docking plus USB smart card reader support
  • Enjoy the view with dynamic resolution and full screen support

Lenovo + ChromeOS

The new 14” ThinkPad Chromebook provides a corporate workhorse to round out the enterprise portfolio. Ideal for today’s work-from-anywhere environment, the ThinkPad C14 Chromebook delivers the quality and durability you expect from Lenovo.

Learn More

Frequently Asked Questions