For over 10 years, Parallels Desktop® for Mac users have run Windows on Mac—without rebooting—to use Quicken. Quicken has consistently been a top-used application amongst Parallels Desktop users. Quicken started back in 1984 as personal-finance management software that helps users simplify and organize their money, from staying on top of spending to managing investments. Financial […]
Parallels Program Manager guest author: Alex Sursiakov Touch Bar Support in Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac With the release of Parallels Desktop® 13 for Mac, Mac® users can use Touch Bar™ for Windows applications. This function is supported in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. To see App Controls in Touch Bar, make sure […]
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We’ve outlined how to run Linux on Mac® and how easy it is to get started! Linux is an incredibly versatile operating system that has been designed to run on a wide range of devices—from mobile devices, to desktop computers, and even servers. Due to the open-source nature that ensures code has active community support, […]
Parallels Desktop® for Mac empowers millions of users to go beyond the limitations of hardware to achieve their end goals. Interested in getting started with running Windows, Linux, and other popular OSes on your Mac without restarting? Check out the list below to see if your machine’s hardware specifications and desired operating system are supported. […]
We’ve made it so easy to get Windows 10 in Parallels Desktop® 13. Here is the easiest the fastest way of getting Windows 10 running on your Mac with Parallels Desktop 13, even if you do not have a license for Windows 10. You can now purchase and download Microsoft Windows directly from the […]
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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 […]
Apple® announced the next version of the macOS®, High Sierra, on the first day of the Worldwide Developers Conference 2017. They made a beta version available later that day to developers. While beta releases of operating systems are not officially supported by Parallels Desktop® 12 for Mac, they will often more or less work. I […]
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Apple’s commitment to the developer community has exponentially grown. Every year, Apple® hosts the Worldwide Developers Conference to bring together 16 million developers to change the world. Of course, not all 16 million developers can physically attend the event in San Jose; only about 5,300 can. But Apple works hard to make the videos available […]
Want to learn how-to run Windows®-specific CAD (computer-aided design) software on your Mac®? Don’t fret—you absolutely can! SolidWorks® is a widely used 3D design software that runs very well using Parallels Desktop for Mac. Performance Tips: Want to know how to fine-tune your virtual machine for performance-intensive tasks such as running CAD programs? Here are […]
When it comes to running Microsoft Outlook on a PC versus Mac, the choice between the two is often less a question of need and more a question of preference. It is essentially the specific functionality of these products that creates the user preference. Preference can, of course, be influenced by need, and every user […]