Simply faster, smarter and more powerful than ever — with over 80 new and enhanced features.
From PC-only games to productivity software, Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac has you covered.
Parallels Desktop® 6 for Mac is the #1 choice of customers worldwide to seamlessly run Windows applications on a Mac — without rebooting. Graphics intensive programs are a breeze with new and enhanced DirectX functionality.
On the go? You can even remotely access your Windows programs from your iPad or iPhone with our Parallels Mobile app.
If you love the look and feel of Mac OS, turn down the Windows environment while still using its applications. If you’re new to Mac, keep the familiar Windows background and Start menu on your Mac. Either way, run Windows and Mac applications side-by-side with no compromises in performance.
“Parallels Desktop 6 beat VMware Fusion 3.1 in 84% of the general tests we ran.”
Independent tests confirm: Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac is the best way to run Windows applications on your Mac.
Run thousands of Windows applications at lightning speed on your Mac
Enhanced! Find Windows programs faster with Spotlight integration
Enhanced! Launch Windows 2x faster than other solutions
Enhanced! Enhanced 3D graphics that are 40% better than previous versions
Enhanced! Parallels Transporter is faster than ever
New! Enjoy full access and control of your Windows applications from wherever you are with an all-new iPhone/iPad app
New! Extend Mac OS X Parental Controls to Windows applications
New! Use OS X keyboard shortcuts to make Windows applications work the way you do
New! Choose how much Mac and Windows you want with simple profiles when setting up a new virtual machine
Enhanced! Enjoy better control by managing Windows through Spaces and Exposé
New! Take advantage of all your Mac’s power with an all-new 64-bit engine
New! Immerse yourself in games, music and videos with 5.1 Surround Sound
Enhanced! Smoother import of VMware, Virtual PC virtual machines and Boot Camp partitions
Enhanced! Improved network, hard drive and Transporter performance
Enhanced! Gamers experience 3D graphics with DirectX enhancements
With millions users worldwide, Parallels Desktop for Mac is the world’s No. 1 Mac System Utility. Get the latest and the greatest to make your Windows, Linux or any other OS truly at home on your Mac.
“Parallels enables Mac users to get everything they could possibly want on the Mac, taking advantage of the most advanced OS in the world, Snow Leopard, whilst also running any Windows applications they need without having to see Windows itself.”
— Ron Okamoto, Apple’s VP of Worldwide Developer Relations
* Claim based on NPD Techworld Reports from the period 8/1/06 – 3/31/10