Just released – Parallels® Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise

We are excited to announce that Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise launched today. It is the world’s first software that runs Windows directly on enterprise Chromebooks―enabling full-featured Windows apps including Microsoft Office and proprietary apps―even when there is not an Internet connection. Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise is integrated with Chrome OS and Google … [Read more...]

How to Connect Mac Peripherals to a Windows Virtual Machine

Anyone using their Mac computer to work with Parallels Desktop and Windows would certainly wish to put their peripherals to use with their virtualised Windows system as well. This can apply to a broad variety of different devices: an external webcam, a Bluetooth headset, Bluetooth speakers or an external hard disk and a USB flash drive. All those peripheral devices are supposed to work under … [Read more...]

New to Parallels Desktop? Coherence and other view modes reviewed.

This post is part of a series to assist new users of Parallels Desktop.  While there are many experienced Parallels Desktop users, there are just as many new users. This blog post will give some tips to help the newer users get the most out of Parallels Desktop by using the view mode that will best fit their needs.  First, some framework. Running two (or more) operating systems at … [Read more...]

Virtual TPM Enhances Safety for Windows Users

A TPM, short for Trusted Platform Module, is a small microcontroller specializing in authentication. It provides access control, generates encryption keys and can encrypt content—even in a virtual machine. A TPM chip is standard in state-of-the-art systems, providing for features such as BitLocker and Secure Boot. These are used to encrypt the hard disk of a Windows system and (optionally) to … [Read more...]

Introducing the newest Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition

When business users require a dual operating system, it’s no wonder so many organizations worldwide turn to Parallels® Desktop for Mac Business Edition. Why? Because Parallels is the easiest, fastest, and most powerful solution for running Windows on a Mac, without rebooting. Our latest release makes it even better.   With greater productivity, seamless setup, unparalleled graphic … [Read more...]

Just Released! Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac

It’s finally here! We’re so excited to introduce a new version of Parallels® Desktop: Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac.   With Parallels Desktop, you can run Windows, Linux and other popular operating systems on your Mac without rebooting. For 14 years, we’ve been the #1 solution for over 7 million users worldwide.  Learn more about the hottest new features in Parallels … [Read more...]

How to Create a Parallels Account Using Your Apple ID

Creating a Parallels user account, managing it and logging into applications has never been easier for Apple users. They can now use their Apple ID to create a new Parallels account in a simple, fast and safe way. Using “Sign in with Apple,” you can log into your Parallels account from any device. You don’t even need to memorize a separate password for this procedure. Your Apple … [Read more...]

Most Businesses Use Desktop Virtualization for Mac – Parallels Survey Part 3

Concerns regarding lack of software compatibility are the main factor preventing businesses from using Mac devices. This was revealed by a recent study conducted by Parallels. (We showcased other results in previous blog posts: Part 1 and Part 2) At the same time, this survey reveals a serious interest of IT departments and users in switching to Mac clients. However, those in charge were said to … [Read more...]

Israel based Arigent announces a distribution agreement with Parallels

Parallels has announced a distribution agreement between its parent company Corel and Arigent, one of the leading IT distributors in Israel. Under this partnership agreement, Arigent will offer Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition. Now Arigent can enable their clients to simultaneously leverage Mac and Windows capabilities on a single computer. Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition … [Read more...]

Parallels and Google Partner to Bring Enterprises Full-Featured Windows Applications to Chrome Enterprise

Parallels and Google have partnered to bring enterprises and cloud workers full-featured Windows applications to Chrome Enterprise this fall. For more information please click here. Parallels and @Google partner to bring Windows apps to Chrome Enterprise —for the first time ever. Coming this fall. Learn more: https://t.co/LC0Mp9A6dQ#chromeenterprise #chromeos pic.twitter.com/1rTiisDv08— … [Read more...]