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Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac

  • Versatile for home, work and school
  • 1-click optimization
  • Real-time virtual disk optimization
  • Battery life - extended by up to 30%
  • Support for 16vCPU, 64 GB Ram
  • Mac OS X Mavericks and Yosemite

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Want to run Windows programs on your MacBook? Do it the right way – with the powerful Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac!

This high-performance software lets you seamlessly run both Windows and Mac OS X applications side by side without rebooting. It features one-click tuning and real-time virtual disk optimization to help further enhance its performance. It allows you to effortlessly migrate your files, applications, and more from PC to Mac, and to “share” files, text, or web pages from Windows. In addition, this software supports a wide array of operating systems, including Windows 8.1 and 7, OS X Yosemite, etc.

  • newegg Powerful Performance The Parallels Desktop 10 supports 16vCPUs and 64 GB of RAM, letting you run even the most demanding applications with ease.
  • newegg Never slow you down With just one click of a button, it can automatically set your virtual machine settings for the optimal performance based on what you do most. Thanks to the real-time virtual disk optimization, your virtual disk can automatically be compacted while you work, and takes only as much space on your hard disk as it really needs. Optimized performance ensures you never slow down!
  • newegg Mac coolness in Windows Apps Launch Windows apps from the Dock, use OS x gestures in Windows apps, and copy and paste and drag and drop between Mac and Windows. Use Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, Access, and hundreds of other applications not available on the Mac.
  • newegg Switching from PC to Mac The Parallels Desktop 10 makes it easy to get all of your files, applications, browser bookmarks, and more from your PC to your Mac. Just follow the Wizards.
  • newegg Mac-native “Share” from Windows “Share” files, text, or web pages from Windows using Internet accounts configured on your Mac. Post on Twitter, Facebook, etc., and send via email, AirDrop, and Messages.
  • newegg It’s not just for Windows The Parallels Desktop 10 supports a wide array of operating systems, including OS X Mavericks, Windows 8.1 and 7, Linux, and Google Chrome, so you can do just about anything on your Mac. It’s also ready for OS X Yosemite.

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  • COREY C.
  • 4/1/2015 5:26:46 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsI hate windows a little less now

Pros: Working in the IT field, its hard to be a Apple guy and not have at least one windows machine. There are plenty of ways to use the MacBook to remote into the server and get it done. But i will say that adding Parallels and a mere 3gb's of space on the SSD, for Windows XP OS, has been well worth the cost of Parallels. And considering that it can be used for so many other things like a VM running a free Android or Chome OS for testing purposes, is just above what i expected.

I'll admit that I hate windows with a passion, but in this field its basically a must to use it. And now that i can avoid the duel boot and bootcamp driver issues and everything else that comes with that. This has truly been amazing. Their website and support is great and i will be getting another copy when I finish building my Mac Mini.

Cons: NONE so far....... It's basically Perfect

Other Thoughts: I do find it some what hilarious that windows runs smoother on my Mac running Parallels, than my 2 custom built media servers.

And on a side note. NewEgg has the most amazing prices and shipping I've ever seen. And thats what keeps me coming back when I need to buy almost anything. ThankYou for that!!!!!!

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  • Edward C.
  • 11/23/2014 7:06:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreatly enjoying this product

Pros: Works extremely well! Integrates smoothly with Yosemite 10.10.1 including the "Coherence" integration with the dock and desktop. Runs Windows 8.1 and app effortlessly. This product has allowed me to get rid of my remaining Windows 7 desktop, move to Windows 8.1, yet retain a few key apps that are critical to me such as Quicken Windows and Office 2010 Pro. My goal was to simplify my computing world and after some investment of time, it has done that. Cut-and-paste works seamlessly between Windows and Mac apps.

Cons: Took quite a bit of fiddling to get the settings to work just as desired. Coherence (the integration with the dock) works very well, but some of the settings are buried in some confusing menus - you have to hunt around a bit. It's not suitable for a computer newbie, but with a modicum of ability you can make the product work extremely well. Some of the Windows-to-Mac process transfers don't work, but that's to be expected given their different mechanisms. So far, I've found simple workarounds.

Other Thoughts: Overall, I am very happy with Parallels Desktop. My goal was to eliminate a standalone Windows desktop, and that's exactly what I've been able to do. I did not try out the migration process, because I already knew that the Windows 7 and the Microsoft Office 2010 activations would not work on the new device, so I've bought new and installed clean.

You can quickly and easily switch between Coherence (integration with the Dock and Desktop) and traditional full-screen VM window. I find it helpful to use the full-screen when I do a lot of work with Windows-only structures, and it's great to switch back and forth.

I highly recommend Parallels if your goal is to focus on productivity, getting things done, and enjoying the power of Windows and other OS's within the stability and security of the Mac world.

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  • Terry B.
  • 11/14/2014 8:49:21 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsEasy as Pie!

Pros: I'm traditionally a Windows person, and I'm a Windows developer primarily, but recently I've come to appreciate the dark side. I've got a mac mini and love using it! I like the tools available to me and it's not Linux and the confusion that comes with which distro, how do I do that, blah blah. But, I do want to use Visual Studio. And that's not possible on a Mac (not just yet any way) so in the meantime, a KVM has been doing me, but I wanted something more integrated.

Parallels provides that. I've been using it for several hours, it was quick to set up and I even installed Windows of the DVD from my Windows PC! Flawless. And when it runs full screen, you wouldn't know I was on a Mac! I have never seen or used Parallels before.

Cons: I would love to be able to install this on multiple machines, I'd happily pay a *little* more to have a multi machine and be able to share the image.

Coherence mode (having the windows appear like any other mac window) really punished my system ( I was installing so will try again) not a big con.

Other Thoughts: Does exactly what I was aiming to do, and makes it easy.

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  • Alan C.
  • 10/12/2014 9:51:51 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

1 out of 5 eggsHorrible Support

Pros: None that I know of -- I couldn't get it installed.

Cons: Horrible customer support. I had a problem installing it. Called Customer Support. The person I "talked" to had such a thick accent I had great difficulty understanding. She evidently had the same problem as her line of questions made absolutely no sense. "What version of OS X do you have?" "Snow Leopard" "We don't support that." "OK, what if I upgrade to Mavericks?" "We only support Snow Leopard Server" For 38 minutes we went around and around, returning to "What version of OS X" several times. When I asked to speak to her supervisor she ignored the request, as if I hadn't said it. When I asked again a bit later she simply hung up.

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