Desktop 11 For Mac
Free Upgrade to Parallels 12 included with this purchase!
OEM Version | No Retail Box
All purchases of Parallels 11 dated August 1st, 2016 through October 31st, 2016 are entitled to a FREE online upgrade to Parallels 12 when it is released on August 2rd, 2016
Parallels Desktop® 11 for Mac is the #1-selling, fastest, easiest, and most powerful solution for running Windows® applications on a Mac—without rebooting.
The Mac you Love. The Windows you Need.
Easily switch between Mac and Windows apps. Powerful performance lets you run Windows productivity applications, and demanding graphical apps, without compromise. You can even extend Microsoft Cortana®, your virtual personal assistant, to your Mac.
Launch Windows apps from the Mac Dock, use Mac gestures in your Windows apps, and copy & paste or drag & drop between Windows and Mac apps. You can use Internet Explorer®, Windows Media Player, Visio, and other applications not available on the Mac, and the full-featured Microsoft Office for Windows is faster than ever. If you're new to Mac, you can keep the familiar Windows experience on your Mac, including using your desktop in full screen.
Versatile for Home, Work and School
Leverage Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, or other cloud services, seamlessly between Windows and Mac. Parallels Desktop 11 is ready for OS X® El Capitan, and supports a variety of operating systems, including Windows 10, Ubuntu and other Linux distributions, Chrome, and older versions of Windows.
Getting started is easy
In the Virtual Machine Wizard, select your primary usage scenario and Parallels Desktop will optimize your virtual machine settings for you. The new Travel Mode will optimize settings to extend battery life, as well. New–Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition is the preferred solution for developers, power users, and other demanding pros looking to increase productivity. Parallels Desktop–the #1 choice of Mac users worldwide for 9 years.
New in Desktop 11
- Get ready for OS X El Capitan (10.11) You'll enjoy cool new features of El Capitan in your Windows apps.
- Open Windows documents faster!
- Best performance ever - up to 50% faster and 15% longer battery life.
- Improved Battery Life - New "Travel Mode" temporarily shuts down resource intensive services in order to extend battery life while away from a power source.
- Always on Cortana®- Use Cortana, the Microsoft speech enabled virtual assistant, even when Windows 10 is not the forefront application.
Mac OS X Mavericks, Yosemite, and El Capitan Support
Run Windows applications like they were made for Mac. Experience El Capitan intuitive features like Dictionary, Dictation, Launchpad and Mission Control in your Windows applications
Work with graphic and resource hungry applications with lightning speed or play your favorite PC game on Mac.
A must-have in the Mac-based business
An office full of Macs can still run the business-critical Windows applications that you, your customers and your partners need.
Need More than Windows?
Run Google Chrome, Linux and many other operating systems simultaneously. With Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, you've made the leap to anywhere, anytime, any platform computing. Unite your Mac and Windows world into one harmonious universe.
Minimum System Requirements (Mac)
- A Mac computer with an Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Core M or Xeon processor
- 4 GB of memory (8 GB recommended)
- 850 MB of disk space on the boot volume (Macintosh HD) for Parallels Desktop installation
- Additional disk space for virtual machines (varies on operating system installed)
- Internet connection
- OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 or later
- OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 or later
One of the following:
- A Windows installation disc, or other installation media for the operating systems you want to use alongside Mac OS X
- An Internet connection to download and install freely available operating system such as Ubuntu or Google Chrome.
If you're using OS X Lion or later, you can setup a second copy of OS X to be used as a guest operating system alongside your main system, without having to purchase or download another copy of OS X.
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