Download Parallels - Best Software & Apps

  • VirtualBox

    4.3.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows and OS X at the same time

    6
    79 votes
    • PROS:Easy installation, Offers many of the same features common to Parallels, Folder sharing and USB support
    • CONS:Doesn't support drag and drop, Doesn't feature extended preferences of Parallels, Finding shared folders is a bit tricky
  • Parallels Desktop 10

    10.1.1

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows on your Mac without rebooting

    6
    129 votes
    • PROS:Very easy to set up, Allows you to switch effortlessly between Windows and OS X, Interchanges files between your OS X and Windows environment, Latest version is faster than ever, Use Windows apps from your Dock, Now allows access from mobile devices, Uses speech recognition in OS X, Puts Windows apps into Dock, Integrated with iCloud
    • CONS:Can be a bit slow to use compared to an installation of Windows using Boot Camp, Requires a lot of free hard drive space to work, Leaves components behind after uninstall
  • Parallels Desktop

    4.0.6630.449744

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Run several other operating systems on your PC

    5
    16 votes
    • PROS:Imports VMWare and VirtualBox virtual machines, Offers virtual machines preconfigured, Supports 32 and 64 but, Excellent integrations between operating systems
    • CONS:Heavy on CPU and RAM, Not comptaible with all processors,
  • Parallels Access

    2.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone
    Android

    Access Mac and PC applications on your iPad or iPhone

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    No votes yet
    • PROS:Allows you to access PC and Mac apps on the move, More powerful alternative to Office for iPad or iPhone, Easy to setup and use
    • CONS:Speed depends on reliable internet connection ,
  • Parallels Access

    Client

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    PC client for Parallels Access

    7
    1 vote
    • PROS:Allows you to access PC and Mac apps on the move, More powerful alternative to Microsoft Office for Mobile
    • CONS:Speed depends on reliable internet connection
  • Parallels HDD Recovery Wizard

    3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Parallels .pvm file corrupt recovery from Parallels Desktop and VirtualBox .hdd using Parallels HDD Recovery Wizard

    10
    4 votes
    • Parallels Workstation

      Beta 2.1

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      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Launch various virtual machines

      4
      11 votes
      • Parallels 2X RDP

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free Business app for Android

        -
        No votes yet
        • Parallels Compressor Workstation

          1.086

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Easy-to-use disk management tool

          -
          No votes yet
          • Parallels Toolbox

            License
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            Platform
            Mac

            The One Stop Toolbox?

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            No votes yet
            • PROS:Easy user interface to learn, Great 'do not disturb' function for when you need to focus
            • CONS:Nothing you couldn't find elsewhere, Mac only
          • Parallels Compressor Server

            1.086

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            A professional disk management tool

            10
            1 vote
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