Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Parallels Desktop 9 with OS X Mavericks and Cloud Services Support Launches for Existing Customers

Parallels todayannouncedthe launch ofParallels Desktop 9 for Mac, the latest version of the company's software for running alternate operating systems such as in virtualized environments on the Mac. The new version is available today as an upgrade for existing Parallels users, and it goes on sale for new customers September 5, in line witre-order informationthat began popping up rlier this month.

Parallels Desktop 9 brings a of new ftures and enhancements, including faster performance and support for 's upcoming OS X Mavericks and 's 8.1, while also building in new support for a of cloud services. Among the main ftures of Parallels Desktop 9 are:
-Support for cloud services: Sync iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive etc., with your Mac and your virtual machine without unnecessary dupliion of files locally
-Enhanced 8 and 8.1 support: Parallels Desktop brings back the rl Start menu and lets customers use Metro apps in a window instd of full screen
-Security Center: sily access and install complimentary security software subscriptions to keep the Mac and virtual machines safe from viruses and malware, all from one loion
-Enhanced new Virtual Machine Wizard: It is sier than ever to set up a new virtual machine, especially on computers that don’t have drives
-Power Nap support: On a Retina MacBook Pro or a MacBook Air, the Power Nap fture now extends to and apps, so virtual machines and all appliions are always up-to-date
Upgrade pricing on Parallels Desktop 9 for users of version 7 or 8 is $49.99, with standard retail pricing set at $79.99 for regular users and $39.99 for students. Customers who purchased Parallels Desktop 8 on or after August 15 can also receive a free upgrade to version 9.

For a limited time, Parallels Desktop 9 customers also receive a free six-month subscription to the newParallels Access servicethat allows users to access Mac and machines from their iPads.

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