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Desktop 11 For Mac

Free Upgrade to Parallels 12 included with this purchase!

OEM Version | No Retail Box

OWC Note: 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.
Seamless Integration
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.
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
Fast performance
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.



System Requirements

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.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Parallels p/n PDFM11XL-OEM1DVD-EN UPC#: 846829004412

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.8 / 5 6 out of 6 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Austin, TX Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Superior product for running Windows/Linux in OS X February 23, 2016 I enjoy tinkering with multiple operating systems and was looking for a good way to do this in OS X. Although VirtualBox is free and a good alternative, I was able to get Parallels bundled with my order from OWC. I also like physical media so this was win-win.

I was really impressed with the Coherence mode and enjoyed the easy printer and file sharing - I literally had to configure NOTHING in my guest operating systems to access my desktop printer.

If you want a professional product which provides fantastic integration between OS X and the guest operating systems you want to run, this is for you!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: The Great White North
Rating: 5/5 Installs easily January 14, 2016 Good price. Installed Windows 7 without a hitch, which is a plus for Windows-:) However, I haven't upgraded to Windows 10 because of bad reports/privacy issues.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Long Beach, CA Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great Software January 12, 2016 Love it Easy to install Just follow the steps

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Hobbiest Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 4/5 Have to Use Windows, so ..... Great price though! January 1, 2016 Fast shipping and no issues with the item. Very Satisfied!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Australia Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Long Time Supporter November 20, 2015 It works well. The only downside is the constant upgrades with OS versions. Do we really have to pay every single time the OS changes? Surely they could throw a free upgrade for loyal customers. Of course this is a Paralles issue. What great about OWC, the cost of purchasing is discounted when picking up some great hardware. Thats a really good deal.

Thanks OWC.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: NH
Rating: 5/5 love using my Macbook to run Windows October 27, 2015 best of both worlds on one platform and the OWC bundle pricing cannot be beat.....

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Parallels Desktop 11 For Mac Mfr P/N: PDFM11XL-OEM1DVD-EN OWC SKU: PARPDFM11XL Whatever your needs are, run Windows and Mac applications side-by-side with no compromises in performance. It's like your Windows apps were made for your Mac. Ships: Same Day Only $79.99MacSales.com Price $49.00
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