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.
Parallels Desktop 9 even brings Mac OS X features like Launchpad and Dictation to Windows apps and is compatible with OS X Mavericks(), OS X Mountain Rating: - 1, reviews. Aug 29, - Parallels has released Parallels Desktop 9, the latest version of its virtualization software for OS X. Notable are: significant speed improvements, cloud support, an improved experience with Windows 8 and Linux as guest OSes, and support for OS X Mavericks and Windows Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac review. Supporting Windows & Mac OS X Mavericks, this virtualisation software remains the best available. by: Cliff Joseph.