Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac - Instant Download for Mac

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Key Information:
  • License Duration: 1 Year Subscription
  • Delivery Type: Instant Download
  • Platform: Mac OS
  • Number of Computers: 1 Computer
  • Language: English
  • Support: Manufacturer Lifetime Support

Price:
Sale price$59.00 Regular price$99.99

As with previous versions of Parallels, users will have the flexibility to get up and running in minutes and bring files, applications, browser bookmarks, and more to your Mac. Switch between Mac and Windows applications, launch Windows applications from your Mac's dock, and use Mac gestures in your Windows applications. You can also use the Touch Bar with Windows, as well as copy and paste or drag and drop between Windows and Mac. Powerful performance lets you run common Windows applications such as Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, and Visio, or easily run more demanding applications, such as Microsoft Visual Studio or Adobe Photoshop.

Parallels Desktop 16 supports a variety of operating systems, including Windows 10, 8.1, and 7, Linux, Ubuntu, Boot Camp, and macOS Server. You may also select your primary usage scenario, such as productivity, games, design, software testing, or development, and Parallels Desktop will optimize performance for you. Allocate up to four virtual CPUs and 8GB of virtual memory per virtual machine. 24/7 premium support is included after product activation, as is Parallels Toolbox, with over 30 one-touch tools, such as cleaning your drive, taking screenshots, or downloading videos, all with a single click. Also included is Remote Access, which lets you access your Mac from an iOS device, Android device, or web browser with Parallels Access.

General Features

Fast, Powerful and Easy

Run thousands of Windows apps like Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Access, Quicken, QuickBooks, Visual Studio, and even graphics-intensive games and CAD programs without compromising on performance or rebooting.

Flexibility

Works with OS X, Windows 10, 8.1, and 7, Linux, Unix, and macOS Server so you won't have to choose between PC or Mac.

Touch Bar

Add Windows applications to the Mac Touch Bar for instant access and customization.

Works with Boot Camp

Reuse your existing Boot Camp installation. Converting a virtual machine from Boot Camp is easy. Just follow the installation assistant at startup.

One-Click Tuning

Select productivity, games, design, software testing, or development, and Parallels Desktop will optimize your VM settings and performance for you.

Seamless

Use Windows side-by-side with macOS (no restarting required) on your MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac Pro, Mac mini, or Mac Pro. Share files and folders, copy and paste images and text, and drag and drop files between Mac and Windows applications.

User-Friendly Setup

Parallels Desktop automatically detects what you need to get started so you are ready within minutes. If you need Windows, you'll be prompted to download and install Windows 10 or choose your existing Windows, Ubuntu, or Boot Camp installation.

Fast and Efficient

Graphics- and resource-hungry Windows applications run without slowing down your Mac. Run demanding applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Visual Studio, SketchUp, or AutoDesk Revit.

Choose Your View

Make Windows invisible while still using its applications using Coherence Mode, or if you're new to Mac, you can set Windows to occupy your entire screen, so it looks just like it would if you were using a Windows PC.

Office 365 Integration

Allows Word, Excel, or PowerPoint documents in Safari to open in their native Windows Office app.

Works with Boot Camp

Reuse your existing Boot Camp installation. Converting a virtual machine from Boot Camp is easy, just follow the installation assistant at startup.

Retina Display Support

Smart resizing and independent screen resolutions for separate displays.

One-Click Tuning

Select productivity, games, design, software testing, or development and Parallels Desktop will optimize your VM settings and performance for you.

Instant Access

Launch and access Windows applications right from the Mac Dock.

Save Disk Space

Get the most out of your Mac with automatic Disk Space optimization.

Volume License Key

Unified volume license key, centralized license management, and advanced security features are available in Parallels Desktop Business Edition.

Travel Mode

Extend battery life while away from a power source.

Parallels Toolbox

Over 30 one-touch tools let you clean your drive, take screenshots, download a video, and more, all with just a single click.

Remote Access

Remote access to your Mac from an iOS device, Android device, or browser with Parallels Access

24/7 Support

Premium 24/7 phone, email, and social support after activation.

What's New in Parallels Desktop 16

Future Ready

Optimized for the latest Windows 10 updates and macOS Big Sur, with a refreshed design, easier setup, and much more. Parallels Desktop continues to stay up to date so you can keep working without interruption, even when a new macOS, Windows, or Linux release pops up.

Native macOS Virtualization

In macOS Big Sur, Parallels Desktop offers an easier onboarding experience by using the native macOS system extensions instead of the deprecated kernel ones.

Support for macOS 11.0

Parallels Desktop 16 supports macOS Big Sur 11.0, macOS Catalina 10.15, macOS Mojave 10.14, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.

New Parallels Desktop 16 Features

Faster, fewer distractions, enhanced integration, and improved graphics.

Stay Focused

If you enable Do Not Disturb in macOS, the Windows equivalent known as Focus Assist will automatically turn on in Windows 10 for a distraction-free, popup-free experience.

Disk Space

On the General tab of the virtual machine configuration, Windows may be set to automatically return all unused disk space to the Mac upon shutdown.

Longer Battery Life

Parallels Desktop helps to save battery life when your Mac is not plugged in. In the improved Travel Mode, Windows consumes fewer computing and network resources, which results in up to 10% longer battery life.

Run More Applications

Parallels Desktop 16 delivers full support for OpenGL 3.3 Compatibility Profile to support more applications, including DIALux EVO 9, SAMSON Connect, ProPresenter 6, CLIN Check Pro, Rhino 6, and more.

Trackpad Gestures

Experience added support for the two-finger pinch gesture to rotate content in Windows 10 applications, such as Maps, Photos, Edge, and more. Zoom gesture is also improved to provide a smoother experience.

Graphics

Up to 20% faster DirectX 11 graphics on Macs equipped with AMD Radeon graphics cards, thanks to Metal graphics support for macOS virtual machines. Run Mac apps such as Maps, Pages, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and many others.

Note: Metal graphics is supported for macOS Big Sur (and later) virtual machines if Parallels Desktop 16 is installed in macOS Big Sur (and later) as well.

Linux

In one click, use and download the latest Linux distributives, including Ubuntu 20.04, CentOS 8, Fedora 32, and Debian 10. In Linux, you may now use more applications, including Steam and Firefox Quantum web browser, and enjoy better multi-monitor support for the KDE window manager.

Configurable Timer for Auto Pause

In the Startup & Shutdown pane of virtual machine configuration you may now choose a time period of inactivity, after which Windows will pause.

Select Windows Edition Before Installation

Installing Windows from an ISO image with multiple Windows editions is now fully automated. Parallels Desktop 16 will offer to select the desired Windows edition before the start of installation to eliminate manual entry of information related to edition, license key, etc.

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