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What is Parallels Desktop?

Parallels Desktop for Mac allows you to seamlessly run both Windows and MacOS applications side-by-side with speed, control and confidence.

Parallels Desktop is a tool in the Virtualization Platform category of a tech stack.

Parallels Desktop integrates with

Why people like Parallels Desktop

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Parallels Desktop's Features

  • Seamless
  • Easy Setup
  • Lightning Fast
  • Coherence mode
  • Retina Display Support
  • Touch Bar
  • Office 365 Integration
  • Automatic resolution change
  • Drag and drop
  • Picture-in-Picture
  • macOS guest support

Parallels Desktop's alternatives

  • VirtualBox - Run nearly any operating system on a single machine and to freely switch between OS instances running simultaneously
  • VMware vSphere - Free bare-metal hypervisor that virtualizes servers so you can consolidate your applications on less hardware

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