Why Upgrade to Pro?
Get the same features you love in our Standard Edition, but with even more power, versatility and speed in the Parallels Desktop Pro Edition. Whether you’re a student, small business, IT admin, or a power developer, reach your full potential with Pro.
Parallels Desktop Pro is optimized for Windows 11 and macOS Sonoma (upon release) with enhanced security patching and improved performance. The only Microsoft-authorized solution for seamlessly running Windows on Macs with Intel and Apple silicon: with more processing power, memory, and graphics capabilities for running the most demanding applications.
Stay up to date
Subscription users get the latest features, improvements, and add-ons. Updates include compatibility with new macOS and Windows versions to enhance the user experience and expand functionality.
Users can now sign-in to Windows using their TouchID, adding another layer of security to Virtual Machine(s).
Optimized for macOS Sonoma
Get ready for a new level of integration with macOS Sonoma 14 (upon release). We’ve re-engineered Shared Printing options enhancing the printing experience for Windows, as well as delivering a richer experience with macOS virtual machines on Mac computers with Apple silicon.
A subscription includes Parallels Toolbox (50+ powerful tools at your fingertips) and Parallels Access (allows users to work from any device/location). Improved OPenGL 41 support unlocks professional CAD software on Mac.
How to Upgrade to the latest version of Parallels Desktop
|Includes major updates to support new versions of macOS, Windows, Linux, and new Mac models||Subscription only|
|Virtual RAM for each VM||8 GB vRAM|
|Virtual CPUs for each VM**||4 vCPUs|
|Experience Windows as if it was designed for Mac: use Mac files, keyboard, trackpad, camera & mic, sound, graphics, Touch ID, and many more|
|Run thousands of Windows applications such as Microsoft Office 365, accounting software, trading software, SAP, Matlab, and more|
|Premium 24/7 phone and email support||Subscription only|
All the Standard Edition features PLUS:
|Includes major updates to support new versions of macOS, Windows, Linux, and new Mac models|
|Virtual RAM for each VM||128 GB vRAM|
|Virtual CPUs for each VM**||32 vCPUs|
|Run professional graphics-intensive Windows applications and multiple virtual machines|
|Develop, automate, test, and debug software in multiple operating systems simultaneously|
|Deliver Windows on Mac across your organization to run business-critical applications and free developers from the hassle of using multiple computers. Secure and key-free with SSO/SAML integration option|
|Premium 24/7 phone and email support|
|Integrations with VS Code, Vagrant, Packer, Docker, Minikube, and more|
|Advanced tools for virtual networking, debugging, and automation|
|Automate CI/CD workflows with Command Line Interface (prlctl, prlsrvctl)|
All the Standard and Pro Edition features PLUS:
|Enable employees to download a preconfigured Windows installation to their Mac|
|Per-user licensing option for companies that are ready to use SSO/SAML/SCIM integration|
|Centralized administration and management and unified volume licensing for mass deployment|
* Windows 11 Pro and Enterprise
** Up to 22 CPU on a Mac with Apple silicon (M2 Ultra)
Play many classic Windows-exclusive games on your Mac, including Roblox, League of Legends, Minecraft, Half-Life 2, Age of Empires series, Fortnite, Fall Guys, Rocket League and many more.*
*Supports up to DirectX 11. Experience hundreds of Windows-only games on a Mac with the same optimal performance as you would on a PC.
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