Embarrass-proof presentations, free-up gigabits of disk space, easily create or convert screen images, archive and password protect files, and more in just a single click


Bellevue, WA, USA – February 20, 2018 – Parallels® (www.parallels.com/about), a global leader in cross-platform solutions and creator of industry-leading software for running Windows® applications on a Mac®, today launched Parallels Toolbox 1.5 for Windows (www.parallels.com/toolbox). The new suite of easy-to-use tools simplifies tedious everyday computing chores down to just a click or two, so PC users can quickly get the job done and supercharge their productivity. Additionally, Parallels Toolbox Business Edition launched today making it easy for businesses to provide employees with the time-saving tools they need, while giving IT admins the total control and flexibility they require.

“Many employees lose valuable time every week struggling with how to get basic things done simply and quickly – like prevent presentation disruptions, clean the drive, record video of their screen to share or convert to the right format, securely archive files and more. Available solutions are unnecessarily complex, and manual steps can be hard to remember,” said Jack Zubarev, President of Parallels. “With Parallels Toolbox, users and businesses can quickly accomplish common tasks in just a click, and it provides an ever-growing suite of tools at their fingertips to get things done and be more productive.”


New Tools in Parallels Toolbox 1.5 for Windows include :


 New Enhanced Versions of Existing Parallels Toolbox Tools :

It’s never been easier to record screen videos with your preferred audio source, or to capture screen shots of just the area that you want to share:


Popular productivity tools in Parallels Toolbox 1.5 for Windows also include:


Streamlined Screen Video/Audio Recording, Downloading, and Conversion

Easily change default preference settings to simply record video with your desired audio source, or to capture screen shots in the format you need, in just one click.


 Enhanced Presentations and Screen Sharing


Improved PC Productivity


Parallels Toolbox Business Edition

IT admins get total control with Parallels Toolbox Business Edition, which makes it simple to deliver time-saving and help-ticket-reducing tools to employees based on their individual needs:

     -  Unified volume license key: Quickly and easily deploy to all computers across the organization with a single license key that activates multiple copies of Parallels Toolbox.

     -  License Management Portal: Simple, user-friendly dashboard enables IT administrators to view license key, expiration dates and track the number of individual licenses in use and available.

     -  Split license key into sublicenses: Protect the master license key by creating sublicenses with a limited number of individual licenses and custom expiration dates.

     -  Mass Deployment and Administration: Parallels Toolbox Business Edition is quickly and easily deployed on computers across an organization with standard software development tools.

     -  Customizable Tool Library: Quickly and easily customize and control the list of tools available to staff based on individual needs.


Availability and Pricing

Parallels Toolbox 1.5 for Windows, as well as the separately announced Parallels Toolbox 2.5 for Mac, are each available today as a stand-alone product at www.parallels.com/toolbox for $19.99 per year. Each annual license includes free updates of new and enhanced tools as they become available several times a year.


About Parallels

Parallels is a global leader in cross-platform solutions which make it possible and simple for customers to use and access the applications and files they need on any device or operating system. We help customers take advantage of the best technology out there, whether it’s Windows, Mac, iOS, Android™ or the cloud. Parallels solves complex engineering and user experience problems by making it simple and cost-effective for businesses and individual customers to use applications wherever they may be—local, remote, in the private datacenter or in the cloud. Visit www.parallels.com/about for more information.

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John Uppendahl, VP of Communications, juppendahl@parallels.com, 425.282.1734

Ryan Donough, Cohn & Wolfe for Parallels, ryan.donough@cohnwolfe.com, 415.403.8311

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