Seamlessly run Windows applications side by side with OS X applications
Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac is the easiest, fastest, and most powerful solution for running Windows on Mac without rebooting. Trusted by over 5 million users to run Windows on their Mac it is the #1 choice of Mac users for over 9 years.
New to the Mac or want to install a fresh copy of Windows? We make it easy to get all of your files, applications, browser bookmarks, and personal files from your PC to your Mac - the Parallels Wizard will guide you through the process and together with the "New to Mac" videos switching from PC to Mac will be elegantly simply.
Uncompromised performance lets you run day-to-day Windows applications -- even the most-demanding graphical apps. Just use the one-click presets and run full-fledged Windows versions of your productivity apps like Excel, Outlook, Windows Media Player, Access, accounting software and other applications that are not available on the Mac, and experience Microsoft Office faster than ever.
Keep the familiar Windows experience on your Mac including using them in full screen or windows mode. If you love the OS X interface, use Windows apps like they were native Mac apps: launch them right from the Doc, use Mac gestures and even Force Touch in Windows apps, and copy & paste and drag & drop between Windows and Mac apps.
- Run Windows and Mac applications side by side.
- Uncompromised performance.
- Supports Windows 10 and is ready for macOS Sierra 10.12.
- Parallels Toolbox for Mac.
- Works with Boot Camp.
- One-click tuning to optimize performance.
- 'New to Mac' videos to easily get you started.
macOS Sierra 10.12, OS X El Capitan 10.11.5, OS X Yosemite 10.10.5, or newer
Intel-based Mac with Intel Core 2 Duo processor or higher required
4 GB of memory (8 GB recommended)
850 MB of disk space on the boot volume (Macintosh HD) for Parallels Desktop installation. Additional disk space for virtual machines (SSD drives recommended for better performance)
Internet connection required for product download, activation, updates, and select features
Requires Windows or other operating system (not included)
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