Parallels Desktop 9 is a fast, seamless and intuitive way to run Windows and Mac applications side by side, without rebooting. Run your day-to-day Windows productivity applications with ease.
Parallels Desktop 9 brings Mac OS X features like Launchpad and Dictation to Windows apps, and is compatible with OS X Mavericks (10.9), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.4) and OS X Lion (10.7.5), OS X Lion (10.6.4) and OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8) .
In addition to Windows 8, Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac is compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Linux and Google Chrome OS. Sync to your iCloud without unnecessary duplication of files locally.
If you love the look and feel of Mac OS, make Windows invisible while still using its applications. Whichever way you choose to work, you’ll see no compromises in performance.
- Seamlessly run Windows and Mac apps on one Mac
- Install Windows on a Mac in just three steps
- Run Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP and more
- Use FaceTime, OS X gestures, Dictation, Launchpad and Mission Control with Windows apps
Did you notice?With Parallels Desktop for Mac, you can run Windows, Linux and even Google Chrome OS on your Mac.
Apple Recommends ForRunning both Mac and Windows apps side by side on your Mac without rebooting.
What's in the Box?
- Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac licence
- Installation and quick reference guide
- Activation card
- Complimentary Mac and Windows security software, online back up and recovery trial subscriptions
- Internet Access: Some Features Require Internet Access
- Media: Activation Code & Download Link
- OS X 10.9 Mavericks; OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 or later
- Intel-based Mac with Intel Core 2 Duo processor (Intel Core Solo and Core Duo processors are no longer supported)
- At least 700 MB of disk space on the boot volume (Macintosh HD) for Parallels Desktop
- Minimum 2 GB of memory, 4 GB recommended
- Mfr. Part Number: PDFM9L-BX1-NT-EN
- UPC or EAN No.: 846829001404
Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products
- Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.
- *Windows and other operating systems sold separately.
- Software languages include English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Portuguese and Russian
Ratings & Reviews
Parallels Desktop - PC Emulation at its best
I am now a keen Mac convert, but have found it hard to relinquish the PC environment altogether. So, Parallels Desktop gives me th I am now a keen Mac convert, but have found it hard to relinquish the PC environment altogether. So, Parallels Desktop gives me the best of both worlds, allowing the two to run at the same in different windows. It is ideal for specialist programs that do not have a Mac version The mapping software I use on my GPS is PC-only, but runs perfectly efficiently under the Windows emulation. What more could I wish for? …
- Written by Hilary L from Peterborough
13 of 14 people found this useful
Empower your Mac with the best of your PC programs
Excellent go-between the operating systems, enabling the speed and reliability of the iMac and all your favourite PC programs. Wo Excellent go-between the operating systems, enabling the speed and reliability of the iMac and all your favourite PC programs. Wouldn't want to be without it. …
- Written by David A from Haslemere
9 of 10 people found this useful
Although I have owned VMWare Fusion in the past, I have stuck with Parallels for the last 2 versions and have not been disappointe Although I have owned VMWare Fusion in the past, I have stuck with Parallels for the last 2 versions and have not been disappointed …
- Written by Mark D from Edinburgh
7 of 7 people found this useful
THE easiest way to run windows side by side. The fastest version yet. I upgraded my version to work with OSX 10.9, the existing wi THE easiest way to run windows side by side. The fastest version yet. I upgraded my version to work with OSX 10.9, the existing windows installation works perfect. …
- Written by Lee C from Plympton
I am impressed and find for certain programs which require windows it works well and allows me to use mac and have option of windo I am impressed and find for certain programs which require windows it works well and allows me to use mac and have option of windows . This provides versatility and a great combination. …
- Written by Leslie J from Melbourne
A life time of windows now on Mac
After a life time working for PC manufacturers which I still do I moved to Mac, Parallels was critical as it enable the safety bla After a life time working for PC manufacturers which I still do I moved to Mac, Parallels was critical as it enable the safety blanket of running windows and Office on my new platform. You get everything from the old world plus the Mac world all rolled into one with seamless traditions between environments. The only draw back is key board short cuts but that apple not parallels
- Written by Jay H from Sandringham
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
is the microsoft programme come with this ?? or need to install externally??
- Asked by Poh Yee W from Batu Caves
Yes. As with any other Windows instillation a good antivirus is strongly recommended.
- Answered by Bradley H
does this mean using parcells desktop 9 you can play pc games on your mac
- Asked by Julie M
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