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Our team of engineers has been hard at work after we released Parallels Desktop® 13 for Mac! Hundreds of development hours go into ensuring Parallels Desktop users are the center of everything we do. We’d like to wholeheartedly thank the users who provided such wonderful product feedback. Combining the valuable user feedback and engineering Q&A, […]
What is a Virtual Machine? To accurately define what a virtual machine is, I’d like to start with describing why you would need to use a virtual machine. You may need to use a virtual machine if you need to accomplish a goal that your current existing computer or operation system can’t accomplish for […]
Digital arts students use computers and other peripherals such as tablets to create art. They sometimes additionally work in digital photography, animation, electronic sound and music, graphic design, and other digital or interactive media. Popular programs such as Adobe® Photoshop® or Paint Tool SAI are often utilized together to allow artists to maximize their creativity. […]
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Sometimes you encounter a website that requires Internet Explorer (IE), as in Figure 1. This blog post will compare opening IE for such a website on your Mac using Parallels Desktop 12, and using Boot Camp. Both alternatives here use a 2012 MacBook Pro running macOS Sierra (10.12.1) and Windows 10. Bottom Line: While the […]
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The following post is a customer story submitted to our Advocacy program by Andy Cohen. We are incredibly thankful to Andy for sharing his story with us and allowing us to share it with you. Read on for Andy’s experience choosing and using Parallels Desktop. Name: Andy Cohen Geography: Vienna, Virginia USA Industry: Software manufacturer Role: Business Development Consultant, Anytrax Meet […]
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Guest blog by Dhruba Jyoti Das, Parallels Support Team One of my co-workers has previously written about the general procedure on how to set up a Windows virtual machine in Parallels Desktop based on your Boot Camp partition. But time flies fast, and Microsoft came up with Windows 10—not to mention, we recently released Parallels […]
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If you hadn’t already heard, Apple recently announced that Boot Camp on the new MacBook will be restricted to Windows 8. Parallels Desktop® for Mac has no such restriction on the new MacBook or on any other Mac. With Parallels Desktop, you can of course run Windows 8. You can also run Windows 7, Windows XP, the […]
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Guest blog by Nikhil Palathingal, Parallels Support Team Many Mac users who still need access Windows programs use Boot Camp. While Boot Camp is a useful feature, it has one major downside: you have to restart your Mac to boot into Windows and vice versa. If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably using Parallels Desktop or are […]