Parallels International has Announce Its brand new Parallels Desktop 17 software supports the upcoming Apple macOS Monterey and Microsoft Windows 11 operating systems, so that Windows 11 can be run on a variety of Mac computers.
Parallels Desktop 17 for Mac virtualization software is compatible with Macs based on Apple Silicon and Intel Core. The program is optimized for macOS Monterey and supports various guest operating systems, including Windows 10, Windows 11 and Linux. Obviously, Parallels Desktop 17 VM needs to support Arm’s operating system (OS) when working on Apple M1 driven machines.
In addition to supporting the new operating system, the new version of Parallels Desktop also brings up to 6 times the OpenGL graphics performance. It has a new display driver and an enhanced Windows gaming experience, and Windows, Linux, and macOS recovery speed can be increased by up to 38%. It also increases the speed of 2D graphics in Windows by 25%. On Arm-based Macs, the new virtualization software improves performance by 20%~33% in Windows 10 Arm Insider Preview and 28% in DirectX 11 graphics applications.
In addition, Parallels Desktop 17 also supports many additional features, such as seamless drag-and-drop transfer between Windows and macOS, improved consistency mode, and automatic resource management, to name a few.
“Our breakthrough in seamlessly running Windows 10 applications on Apple M1-based Mac computers is just the beginning of a new chapter in Parallels Desktop for Mac in providing an enhanced user experience, running virtual machines on Mac devices,” Engineering and Advanced Vice President Nick Dobrovolskiy said. Parallels support. “Parallels Desktop 17 for Mac continues to provide performance and stability improvements and innovative, easy-to-use features on Intel and Apple M1 Macs, providing users with the most advanced Windows-on-Mac experience ever. Working with Apple, we are very I am happy to create the world’s first macOS Monterey virtual machine prototype running on a Mac equipped with an Apple M1 chip.”
Parallels Desktop 17 for Mac perpetual license (any edition) costs US$99.99, and the annual subscription fee is US$79.99.