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macOS Catalina and Parallels Desktop Form a Dream Team for Business

Apple introduced a couple of features with macOS Catalina that make life easier not only for users—they can also help cut costs and increase productivity in businesses. Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac—the latest release of Parallels Desktop—is optimized for macOS Catalina (both as an operating system host and guest) and comes with a number of new features as well.  We would like to give you an … [Read more...]

How to Use Parallels Desktop with Sidecar: Windows on iPad

Since the advent of macOS Catalina, Apple users can use their iPad as a second computer screen for their Mac with the feature sidecar. This opens up completely new application areas and makes mobile computing flexible like never before. Anyone on the road with a MacBook and an iPad can use two screens to work productively.  Combined with Parallels Desktop 15, an iPad becomes a second … [Read more...]

Parallels Desktop 15: 10 Features in 10 Minutes (OK, more like 8 minutes!)

I spent most of August traveling around Asia and presenting demonstrations of Parallels Desktop® 15 for Mac to various audiences, including technical press, bloggers and Parallels partners. The new Parallels Desktop feature that received the most positive reaction? The conversion to Metal and support for DirectX 11 in Windows. Also well received was the ability to play Xbox games in Windows 10 … [Read more...]

What is New in Parallels Desktop 15.1 for Mac?

We’re proud to announce that today we released the first update of Parallels Desktop® 15 for Mac. Now Parallels Desktop 15 fully supports macOS® Catalina 10.15 as both a host and guest operating system (OS). To download the latest version, go to the Parallels Desktop menu > Check for Updates, or download the installation image directly. We always want to offer our customers … [Read more...]

Sidecar and Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac

I’ve been using macOS® Catalina since the day it was publicly announced on June 4, 2019. That evening I had the first developer preview of Catalina running in a virtual machine (VM) in Parallels Desktop® 15 for Mac. While Catalina has many interesting features, the one I find most useful is Sidecar. Sidecar enables you to use an iPad® as a secondary screen on your Mac®. Figure 1 shows a midway … [Read more...]