With Parallels Desktop 11 you can run the Windows operating system on your OS X. Just like the previous version, Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac also offers different virtualization features, such as the full screen version or the offset file between the Apple computer and the Windows operating system for Mac. With Parallels Desktop 11 Mac you will have many new features at your disposal, which provide optimal support for working in parallel on your two systems.
What's new in Parallels Desktop 11
Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac makes it easy and high-performance to use Windows programs on the Mac. The Windows for Mac operating system offers all kinds of Windows functions and thus acts as a complete Windows system. The virtualized Windows operating system for Mac is thanks to Parallels Desktop 11 even faster than a directly installed Windows. The reason is that OS X actively collaborates on Windows virtualization through Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, resulting in faster execution. Thus, for example, the startup process and also the execution of various productivity programs such as Office are speeded up. In the new Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, developers have optimized many features.
The new features of Parallels Desktop for Mac 11
Parallels Desktop for Mac 11 has the features of the new Windows 10 and, at the same time, also takes advantage of OS X El Capitan. So for example, the assistant "Cortana" Microsoft is one of the new highlights of Parallels Desktop 11. Thanks to Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, these functions can be called even when the Windows for Mac operating system is running simply in the background.
The new features that in Paralles Desktop 11 Mac:
- Voice assistant Cortana
- Quick Look available in Windows
- Force Touch new Mac available
- Quick access to recently used data
- Mac Print Options support
- Availability of Mac on-location services for Windows applications
- Automatic synchronization of volume adjustment between Mac and virtual machine
In addition, the Windows-Mac control panel has been optimized, such as the Coherence mode. This option allows you to run Windows programs directly from your Mac interface.
High performance, Parallels Desktop 11
For the developers of Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, it wasn't only important to have a Windows operating system running on your Mac. Another major concern was also, not to compromise on performance. Therefore various measures have been taken in Parallels Desktop 11 to optimize system speed and battery life which has been extended, particularly in travel mode. System startup and shutdown speeds have been improved by up to 50 percent and data operations have been accelerated by up to 20 percent.
Now you can use the Windows benefits of Parallels Desktop 11 and Mac on a single device, to work more productively than ever.
- Operating System: OS X Mavericks 10.11.1 or newer, OS X Mountain Lion 10.10.5 or newer, OS X Lion 10.9.5 or newer
- Processor: Mac computer with Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, or Xeon processor (Core Solo and Core Duo processors will no longer be supported)
- RAM: 2GB
- Hard Disk: 850 MB
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