History[ edit ] Released on June 15, , it was the first software product to bring mainstream virtualization to Macintosh computers utilizing the Apple—Intel architecture earlier software products ran PC software in an emulated environment. Parallels agreed: Each virtual machine thus operates identically to a standalone computer, with virtually all the resources of a physical computer. For example, a running virtual machine can be stopped, copied to another physical computer, and restarted. Version 2.
Jump to Version 8 - Officially announced August 22, and released September 4, , Parallels Desktop 8 adds many new features: OS X Stable release: / August 13, ; 6 mont. Aug 29, - Parallels on Thursday announced the launch of Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac, the latest generation of its applications that lets users run Windows. Sep 5, - The good Parallels Desktop 8 now has support for both Mountain Lion and Windows 8, with a ton of new tweaks that make it easier to work Rating: - Review by Jason Parker.
How to Install Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac