Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac

Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac is simply the #1 choice of customers to run Windows and Mac applications side-by-side, without rebooting. Powerful performance lets you run Windows productivity applications, even graphic intensive ones, with ease. Enjoy Lion and Mountain Lion features like Launchpad in Windows applications. Access your Windows and Mac apps from your iPad and iPhone with the Parallels Mobile3 app.

2 thoughts on “Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac

  1. TLC says:

    Licensing policy has changed Please be aware when you buy this that you can use this on only one computer. You have to buy a separate license for each computer you want to install it on, even if you’re only one user and will be using only one computer at a time.I started using Parallels 4 in 2009 and have been upgrading ever since. I’ve had it installed on both my iMac and my MacBook Pro laptop, and have never had a problem upgrading or using licensing keys.I upgraded my iMac to Mountain Lion and discovered that Parallels 7 no longer works on it. I didn’t want to upgrade to Parallels 8 on my iMac, because I’ve ordered a new iMac that should be here in 2 weeks. However, I have a client whose system I can access only through Windows, and tomorrow I will be starting a new project for them. So now I need Parallels on my old iMac as well.I called today to find out how many computers I could install Parallels 8 on. Their answer: Only one! They now have an online system that checks…

  2. Mark Berela says:

    Very good Windows/Mac integration. Slight features enhancement over Parallels 7 Overview: Great way to run Windows on my MacBook Air (mid-2011), as well as my Mac Mini at work. Complete integration means I can move files between platforms, open Windows applications from OS X (Mountain Lion in my case) and vice versa. I can set application preferences for file types across platforms. And you can run Windows in its own Window or integrate it into the Mac workspace. Installation was very easy, no problems at all. Highly recommended. I wrote a detailed review below in case you would like more details on the features.Update 3: Still going strong! I recently installed a sophisticated chemical engineering process simulator on the Windows partition, and it ran without a hitch. In facts, it was running faster on my 2-yr old MBA via Parallels than it was on some of my colleagues’ newer Dells and HPs.Update 2: The latest 9/6/12 update to P8 seems to have fixed most of the dual monitor bugs. One remains… if you closed down P8 in full…

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