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Over 6 million Mac users worldwide are already using Parallels Desktop for Mac to run Windows applications, and other operating systems, on their Mac. Let us show you why.

 

The #1 choice of Mac users for over 13 years!

Parallels Desktop® 15 for Mac is the fastest, easiest, and most powerful solution for running Windows® applications on a Mac®—without rebooting. Easily switch between Mac and Windows apps. Powerful performance lets you run Windows productivity applications, like Microsoft Office, Project, or Visio, and demanding graphical applications, without compromise.

Three easy steps to get your personal, not-for-resale copy of Parallels Desktop, and unleash the ultimate Mac experience:
Step 1:
Learn about the solution
 
Step 2:
Pass the quiz
 
Step 3:
Register
Step 1:
Learn about the solution

Offer Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac to customers that are switching from PC to Mac, as well as to those who need Windows, Linux, or older versions of macOS. Parallels Desktop 15 allows your customers to seamlessly run Windows on Mac, and protects their investment in Windows software. It also avoids the need for them to look for alternatives in the Mac App Store.

What's new in Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac:

Ready for Catalina

Parallels Desktop 15 is ready for the highly anticipated macOS® Catalina, including Sidecar support.
Ready for Catalina

DirectX 11

Version 15 supports DirectX 9, DirectX 10 and DirectX 11—all via Apple Metal®.*

*macOS Mojave is required; macOS Catalina (when released) is recommended for the best performance and required for some applications to run.

DirectX 11

Email Files from Finder

Parallels Desktop 15 adds support to the Share menu in Finder—you can send files from macOS using a Windows email application.
Email Files from Finder

Screenshot Preview to Windows.

Drag and drop like never before.
Screenshot Preview to Windows.

Apple Pencil and Sidecar

Use Apple Pencil® in your favorite Windows applications with added tilt and eraser support.
Apple Pencil and Sidecar

Bluetooth

Parallels Desktop 15 supports an additional category of Bluetooth devices. Connect your Xbox One Controller, Logitech Craft keyboard, IRISPen, some IoT devices (such as smart home appliances and smart bands) and more.
Bluetooth

Performance

Microsoft Office applications start up to 80% faster, and you’ll also see a faster and more responsive Parallels Desktop UI. Enjoy up to 15% faster 3D graphics improvements (best result is achieved on 3DMark13 Cloud Gate test with AMD Radeon graphics).
Performance
Benefits:
Allow your customers peace of mind when switching from PC to Mac by ensuring their PC software investments are protected and they are able to continue to use their Windows applications, settings, peripherals, and printers on Mac. Yes
When customers leave your store with the ability to run Windows on their Mac, you maintain the ability to sell Windows software to them in the future. Yes
Additional services can be offered, such as PC to Mac migration services to move not only documents and files, but the complete Windows environment. Yes
What we offer:

Easy Set-up

Choose your existing Windows, Linux, macOS or Boot Camp installation, or download Windows 10 on your Mac from within Parallels Desktop, and get started in minutes. Windows 10 download is included in the Parallels Set-Up Assistant to make it even easier to get started.

Yes

Lightning Fast

Graphic and resource hungry Windows applications like Adobe Photoshop®, QuickBooks®, Visual Studio®, and SketchUp® run effortlessly without slowing down your MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac mini, or Mac Pro. Office for PC is even faster on Mac than its Office for Mac counterpart.

Yes

The Best of Both Worlds

Easily access PC apps from your MacBook Pro Touch Bar. Use Windows 10 People Bar on the Mac to easily chat with your buddies from the dock, or play games on the Mac.

Yes

Seamless Integration

Use Mac and Windows applications side-by-side, with no rebooting. Launch and access Windows applications right from the Dock. Easily drag & drop and copy & paste between Mac and Windows. If you are new to Mac, you can keep the familiar Windows experience, in full-screen.

Yes
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Run both Mac and Windows Seamlessly Quick Look works on both the Mac desktop and Windows desktop.
Migrating Your PC Run both Mac and Windows Seamlessly
Toolbox for Mac Excel for Windows running natively on your Mac
System Requirement for Parallels Desktop 15
 

Minimum

To run most applications such as Microsoft Office, accounting, trading, SAP, Matlab and more

Best Performance

For graphics-intensive applications, high loads and running multiple virtual machines
Processor Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Core i9, Intel Core M or Xeon processor Intel Core i5, Core i7, Core i9 or Xeon processor
Memory 4 GB of RAM 16 GB of RAM or more
Storage 500 MB for Parallels Desktop application installation. Additional disk space for the guest operating system (at least 16 GB is required for Windows 10) SSD drive
Graphics Intel, AMD Radeon or NVIDIA AMD Radeon Pro graphics card
Operating System macOS Catalina 10.15 (when released), macOS Mojave 10.14, macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Sierra 10.12 macOS Catalina 10.15 (when released). DirectX 11 requires at least macOS Mojave 10.14 but works best on macOS 10.15 Catalina.
macOS Catalina 10.15 (when released). DirectX 11 requires at least macOS Mojave 10.14 but works best on macOS 10.15 Catalina.
 
Step 2:
Pass the quiz

Once you complete the quiz, we will send you instructions for your free, personal, not-for-resale copy of Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac.

  • Question 1

    Why is Boot Camp not the ideal solution for your customers?

    Correct. Parallels Desktop allows you to seamlessly run Windows and macOS side-by-side, copy & paste or drag & drop files between them, and use the swipe gesture to move between full-screen Windows and macOS.
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  • Question 2

    True or False: Parallels Desktop can only run Windows on a Mac.

    Correct. With Parallels Desktop, customers can run virtually every popular operating system on their Mac. It even allows you to install and test the developer or public beta version of macOS Mojave before it is released!
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  • Question 3

    Parallels Desktop helps you transfer your PC files to Mac. What kind of files can you migrate?

    Correct. Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac migrates your entire PC: all programs, files, and user settings, including browser favorites.
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  • Question 4

    You already own a Mac and don’t need to run Windows applications, why should you still consider using Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac?

    Correct! All of the above. With Parallels Desktop you can run demanding Windows games on your Mac, you can develop for all major operating systems, and you can run a beta macOS inside your current macOS to safely test a new build.
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Step 3:
Register

Once you have completed the registration, we will verify that you are working with one of our Parallels authorized resellers. Upon verification, which can take up to 10 business days (using a company email address will speed this up), you will receive an email containing a download link and an activation key for your personal, not-for-resale version of Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac. The license is issued and registered to the name and address provided. Please note that resold activation keys will be terminated without further notice, and you will be permanently expelled from this program. Your activation key will allow you to upgrade your existing copy of Parallels Desktop, or activate a new copy of Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac. All NFR licenses granted under this program are time-limited.

Parallels will notify you before the license expires and offer you the opportunity to re-qualify for a new license.

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