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Parallels Desktop for Mac is simply the world’s bestselling, top-rated, and most trusted solution for running Windows applications on your Mac. With Parallels Desktop for Mac, you can seamlessly run both Windows and Mac OS X applications side-by-side with speed, control and confidence.

Seamless Simplicity

Run Windows programs like they were native to your Mac. Setting up Parallels Desktop for Mac is simple and quick. Enjoy the best of both worlds — Windows and Mac OS X - on one seamless desktop.

Simple to get started

Setting up Parallels Desktop for Mac is simple and quick – just a few quick steps and you can start running your Windows applications at lightning speed!

Instant access
Get instant access to your files, folders and data across Windows and Mac OS X with SmartX technologies.

Seamless integration
Run Windows, Linux and more simultaneously on your Mac. All without rebooting.

Run multiple programs and operating systems simultaneously
Run both Mac and Windows programs side-by-side. Enjoy the best of both worlds – Windows and Mac OS X – one seamless desktop.

Intuitive innovation – don’t think, just do
Easily drag-and-drop docs, pictures and music between Windows and Mac apps, or launch your favorite Windows programs right from your Mac Dock.

Performance and Personalization

Experience as much or as little Windows as you want. Multiple view modes make it possible for you to customize the level of integration between Mac and Windows without compromising performance.

Multiple view modes
MacLook Theme – Transform Windows applications by making them look like native Mac applications

Crystal Mode – Pull the shades on Windows altogether. Access Windows and Mac apps from the Mac Dock

Coherence Mode
– Run Windows and Mac apps side-by-side as if both operating systems have melted together into one.

Window Mode – Choose to run your Virtual Machine as a separate window alongside your Mac apps.

Modality Mode – View all your Virtual Machines and programs running in transparent windows working in Mac OS X.

Full Screen Mode – Don't give up the familiarity of Windows. Replace your Mac desktop with Windows 7, Vista, or XP

Make Windows more Mac-like
Use Apple Gestures in Windows applications, map your keyboard shortcuts, or use Apple Remote to control Windows programs.

Apple Gestures – Support for Multi-Touch trackpad gestures in Windows applications (yes, even 4-finger ones)

Exposé – Easily organize and view all open windows in stunning style with a single keystroke

Spaces – Group our windows and reduce clutter by switching between views of open applications and windows

What's New?

Experience dramatic improvements in 3D graphics rendering, battery life and security when you boot up a virtual machine with Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac. The new 64-bit engine lets you take full advantage of the power of your Mac, and the improved look and feel lets you have as much Mac as you want — even when you need to use Windows. Best of all, with Parallels Desktop 6, you can run Windows and Mac applications side-by-side without ever having to reboot.

Immersive Gaming and Graphics
Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac delivers an immersive environment for gaming, music, movies, and more with support for Surround Sound 5.1 and superior 3D graphics rendering speeds.

Simple, Smart, Seamless
Setting up and using your virtual machine is easier than ever, whether you are a hard-core Mac enthusiast, a multi-platform pro or are moving to a Mac for the first time.

Manageability and Mobility
Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac includes all-new features for protecting your Mac, your virtual machine, your data and your family – wherever you roam.

Enhanced Performance
You don’t need to be an IT Pro to appreciate the dramatically improved battery life, full 64-bit power and security available in the virtual machines you create with Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac.

All of the screenshots and sample images of Windows-only applications and plug-ins featured on the Plugs 'N Pixels website were created using Parallels technology on Intel Macs! No longer do Mac users have to miss out on cool apps such as PD Pro Howler and more.