Among my many character flaws, I am an unapologetic font addict. One of my favorite T-shirts reads: Whoever dies with the most fonts, wins. Figure 1 shows my font menu in Microsoft Word on my home iMac®, so you can see that I’m well on my way to winning. Because of this addiction, I was […]
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Globally, there are millions of users who are required to use Microsoft Internet Explorer for banking, human resources, tax systems, and many other corporate intranets. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and even Microsoft Edge are free browsers that are more stable and secure than IE. However, Internet Explorer is still the second most popular web […]
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A blog reader asked me how I set everything to run multiple browsers simultaneously. Here’s how I configured my Mac® to use five different versions of Internet Explorer at the same time. Step 1: Your Mac To store all the VMs, you will need about 60–90 GB of free space on your Mac. A Mac […]
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Over 600 man-years of development have been invested in Parallels Desktop® for Mac. Our latest product, Parallels Desktop 13, is the culmination of all this effort to run Windows on Mac®. Utilizing a virtual machine to achieve your end-user goals is a great way to save time, money, and space. Since 2006, Parallels Desktop has […]
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In an earlier blog post, I described how to use the Touch Bar with Windows applications. In this follow-up blog post, I will show you how to customize the Touch Bar™ buttons for almost any Windows application—and also describe how the Parallels engineers made the Touch Bar work with Windows. If you haven’t already read that […]
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Throughout the 13 versions of Parallels Desktop® for Mac, we have often brought cool features of macOS® or Apple® hardware to Windows. For example, we made Mac® gestures work in Windows applications in Parallels Desktop 7, and in Parallels Desktop 8 we brought Retina® display support to Windows 7 and Windows 8 (and later to […]
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Within our latest release of Parallels Desktop® for Mac, we have included free systems that are available to the user at no additional cost. These free systems are easily set up with a few simple clicks. Application developers, beta application testers, and software engineers utilize these systems to achieve a safe virtual environment that […]
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If you’re in the market to run Windows® on your Mac®, you should consider the award-winning #1 solution for virtualization: Parallels Desktop for Mac. We’ve answered the who, what, when, and why customers have chosen Parallels Desktop as the #1 virtualization option to run Windows on Mac since 2006. The data below comes to you directly […]
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Experienced web developers test their websites on lots of browsers before the sites are deployed. Unfortunately, this can be a real hassle. Some browsers run only on a few operating systems. There is no recent version of Safari, for example, that runs on Windows. Edge, the new browser from Microsoft, runs only on Windows 10 […]
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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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