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Parallels Desktopfor ChromeOS

Run full-featured Windows applications including Microsoft Office directly on Chrome Enterprise devices—even offline!

  • Empower users with the full potential of the Chromebook AND the full power of the Windows ecosystem.
  • Simplify IT management while supporting a robust dynamic workforce.
  • Drag and drop files & text between ChromeOS and Windows | Increased Windows app space with compact title bar | 12 new supported devices. See the latest updates.

Windows + ChromeOS — together at last

Meet the evolving challenges of the modern enterprise and get the speed, power, and tools you need to perform at your best, no matter where you are.

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.

Chromebook cost effective

Meet budget without making compromises

Implement an affordable hardware solution without sacrificing the tools, connectivity or computing power that drive your business forward.

See Parallels Desktop for ChromeOS in action

Run Windows apps on ChromeOS
Redeeming Licenses
IT admin setup
Prepare & upload Windows VM image

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 business-critical Windows apps

  • 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

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Frequently Asked Questions

System Requirements

ChromeOS version

ChromeOS version 85 or later


Intel Core i3*, i5 or i7
AMD Ryzen 3**, 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
Corporate storage server

See full system requirements and documentation here.

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