Parallels Stories September 9

When Parallels 15 was released a few weeks ago, I realized that there are two types of people when it comes to virtualization software: those that care deeply and those that cannot fathom why people still run Windows/Linux on top of macOS. The more people I talk to about this, the more I realize that the market might have been broader for running Windows on macOS back during the initial Intel transition, but that today, the market is more in-depth. The people who use this software rely on it for essential tasks related to their jobs and or hobbies. The good thing for them is that Parallels 15 continues to go deeper with Windows integration on macOS. What’s the verdict on Parallels 15? After using it for a few weeks, let’s dive into my Parallels 15 review. expand full story

Parallels Stories August 16

Parallels 15 landed this week as a major new version of the Windows virtualization software for Mac. The latest update brings support for macOS Catalina, Apple’s next OS update for Mac coming later this fall, including support for features like Sidecar external display functionality with iPad and Apple Pencil. Parallels 15 also now uses Apple’s Metal API for improved graphics and DirectX 11 to allow compatibility with new CAD apps, PC games, and more.

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Parallels Stories December 20, 2018

Parallels acquired by veteran creative software company Corel, plans ‘significant invesment’ into the virtualization software

Popular virtualization software company Parallels has been acquired by Corel. The creative software veteran who has produced Corel Draw, WordPerfect, and Painter Pro says it will put “significant investment” into the Parallels software going forward.

Parallels Stories September 27, 2018

Parallels 14 update now fully compatible with macOS Mojave [Giveaway]

It’s been macOS Mojave week here at 9to5Mac. Between the actual OS update and all the apps, I’ve been busy updating everything. Since I’ve been running the beta since version 1, I feel like I am finally getting my stable macOS lifestyle back!

Parallels Stories September 2, 2018

I wrote about the release of Parallels Desktop 14 a few weeks ago. I’ve been spending some time with it since then, so I wanted to take the time to write about it in more detail. One thing to note (and I think it makes gives my review an interesting perspective) is that I’ve used VMware Fusion (and supported it at my day job) since 2009. I had certainly heard of Parallels Desktop before, but I jumped on the Fusion train and kept on upgrading over the years. When I read about Parallels Desktop 14, I decided that it was time to try something new.  expand full story

Parallels Stories August 21, 2018

If you love running macOS, but find yourself needing to virtualize other operating systems (Windows, Linux, or even multiple copies of macOS), you’ll want to take note of this article. Parallels Desktop 14 for Mac was released a few hours ago. Since version 1 in 2006, Parallels Desktop has been a staple on many Mac users’ computers. Year after year, it’s been back with upgrades to enhance the experience for those that need to live in a dual OS world. So what’s new in version 14? Well, a lot actually… expand full story

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