Parallels Desktop 9.0.23062.920702 MacOSX | 408 MB
With Parallels Desktop for Mac, you can seamlessly run both Windows and Mac OS X applications side-by-side without rebooting. Drag and drop files between Windows and Mac applications and launch Windows applications from your Mac dock. Powerful performance lets you run Windows productivity applications, even graphics intensive ones, with ease.
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Parallels Desktop for Mac is the most tested, trusted and talked-about solution for running Windows applications on your Mac - without rebooting. Watch now!
Whether you are a hard-core Mac enthusiast, a multi-platform pro or a first-time Mac user, the brilliant essentials of Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac - quick installation, a user-friendly interface, and the Parallels Wizard-makes moving to the Mac seamless and everyday use easier than ever.
New! Cloud storage optimizations
New! SkyDrive, iCloud, Photo Stream, Dropbox, Google Drive optimizations make sure you don't inadvertently duplicate files locally, so you get the most out of your storage space.
New! Real Start menu comes to Windows 8
New! Get stuff done in Windows 8 with a "real" Start menu and the ability to run Modern (Metro) apps in a separate window rather than in full screen
New! Power Nap extends to Windows
New! Power Nap on a Retina™ Display Mac or MacBook Air now also updates Windows and your Windows applications so that you're always up to date
Enhanced! Virtual Machine Wizard
Enhanced! The New Virtual Machine wizard makes it even easier to create new virtual machines, especially if your Mac doesn't have an optical drive
Mac OS X Mountain Lion Support
Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac works with Mountain Lion, the latest Mac OS X. From Multi-Touch gestures, Mission Control, Full Screen support, Launchpad integration and more, Parallels Desktop makes it feel like your Windows applications were made for Mac.
Mountain Lion integration includes:Full screen support for Windows applications
Use of Launchpad for Windows apps
Mission Control support
Mountain Lion as a guest OS
Mountain Lion gestures support
Retina display support for Windows
Notification Center support for Parallels Desktop and Windows alerts
Speak, don't type - use Mountain Lion's Dictation tool across both Windows and Mac Applications
New! Dictionary gesture works in Windows applications
The Presentation Wizard allows you to easily and beautifully show presentations from your Mac on any external monitor or projector.
Open in Internet Explorer button
Switch from Safari to the same page in Internet Explorer with a single click when you need to view a page that doesn't render well.
Drag & drop attachments to Outlook
Simply drag & drop files from the desktop onto the Dock icon for Outlook for Windows to attach them to a new email
Multi-language Keyboard Sync
Keyboard language changes made on the Mac automatically sync in Windows to simplify switching languages
Consolidated Notification Center
Integration of Windows notifications into the Mountain Lion Notification Center makes it easy to stay updated on Windows virtual machine operations as well as alerts from Windows 8 Mail and Messenger Metro apps.
Seamlessly share Bluetooth devices between Mac and Windows just like you do with your FaceTime HD camera.
Mac OS X Guest support
Run OS X Lion and Mountain Lion as a guest, even in Coherence view mode
Continuing to integrate Windows and Mac, now even your Mac Trash and Windows Recycle Bins are identical so you only have one trash can to manage.
Spaces & Mission Control Integration
Get a more natural full screen experience for Windows applications with enhanced support for Spaces and Mission control.
Full support for Windows 8
Enjoy full support for Windows 8. Enjoy "Metro-style" apps in full screen or Coherence, a Windows 'launchpad' to manage your apps and full copy & paste and drag & drop integration once Windows 8 is available.
Microsoft Office 2010 - the gold standard of productivity software
Don't compromise - you can run the full version of Office on your Mac. Don't sacrifice features and programs - run Office 2010 and enjoy Mountain Lion features like Launchpad, gestures and Mission Control even in Access and One Note
Use the standard Mac OS X system preferences to set keyboard shortcuts.
A more Mac-like appearance
If you love the look and feel of Mac OS, make Windows invisible but still use its applications. Or keep the familiar Windows background and Start menu on your Mac. Either way you can run Windows and Mac applications side-by-side-with no compromises in performance-and work the way that's best for you.
Immediate preferences without OK button
Apple style standard help and documentation
Enhanced user interface has a more polished look-and-feel
Mac OS parental controls apply to Windows programs
Manage and control your virtual machines as easily as you do your Mac. With Parallels Desktop for Mac, peace-of-mind comes easy thanks to the automatic apply capabilities that place the same parental controls you set for your Mac on to your Windows applications. And any restrictions set for the Mac OS will also be enforced in the virtual machine.
Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac delivers an even more immersive environment for gaming, music, movies, and more with support for Retina display, Surround Sound 7.1 and superior 3D graphics rendering speeds.
Brilliant Retina display resolution
Enjoy stunning Retina display resolution in Windows and Windows applications to see crisper fonts, vivid photos, images and animations
New! integration between Mac and Windows deepens, and now you can use the Mac Dictionary gesture to access the dictionary in Windows
Full screen on demand
The full screen on demand feature makes presentations interruption-free by disabling screen savers on Mac and Windows, optimizing the full screen display and automatically adjusting resolution
Enhanced! 3D Graphics
Parallels Desktop 9 gives your Mac a more enhanced Windows 3D graphics experience and offers up the fastest way to run the most graphical intensive Windows programs and cross-platform Windows development tools. And you can use a wide-variety of design programs and games with DirectX 9.0c/9Ex and Shader Model 3 support.
With improved battery life, up to 1GB of video memory, enhanced security, and more Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac features the best overall performance and stability in the market.
New! Security Wizard
New! The Security Wizard makes it easy for you to be sure all your stuff is secure, both on your Mac and in your Windows virtual machine
New! Thunderbolt and Firewire support
New! Thunderbolt and Firewire derives connect just like USB devices
Enhanced! Linux guest support
Enhanced! Linux Guest integration gets better with shared applications, shared profiles, and automatic Parallels Tools updates
New! USB 3.0 support
Connect and assign USB 3.0 devices to either the Mac host of your virtual machine
Advanced encryption support
Get improved data security through fast virtual machine encryption with Intel AES-NI. All your Windows programs are securely encrypted.
It's easy to see how much hard drive space your virtual machine is using with a visual indicator and improved Snapshots.
Virtual Machine Management Tools
Easily monitor your Mac's resources with a graphical view of how much of your Mac's processor and memory are being used by your virtual machine.
More powerful performanceUp to 1GB video memory can be assigned to a virtual machine
Support for high-quality audio formats (up to 192KHz)
More modern games supported