August 9th, 2006 by Keith

Parallels Desktop for Mac Beta

Posted in Mac OS, Software Companies, Utilities


Similar to Parallels Workstation 2.1 Beta, Parallels Desktop for Mac is the first solution that gives Apple users the ability to run Windows, Linux or any other operating system and their critical applications at the same time as Mac OS X on any Intel-powered iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook or MacBook Pro. Unlike dual-boot solutions, this application allows users to run important Windows programs, such as Outlook, Access and Internet Explorer without having to sacrifice the usability and functionality of the Mac OS X machine.

Now, there is a BETA Update of Parallels Desktop for Mac, where users can download it and try out.

New Features:

  • * Video output improvement and acceleration
  • * Added multi interfaces USB devices support (including Windows Mobile 2005 devices)
  • * Added isochronous USB devices support (including WebCam devices)
  • * Minor USB fixes
  • * Keyboard support improvement: Eject CD key support, left/right Shift/Ctrl/Alt (Option)/Windows keys difference support
  • * Added virtual disk cache policy option: Mac OS X performance optimized or guest OS performance optimized
  • * Image Tool fixes
  • * Optimized disk cache policy for Suspend/Resume feature
  • * Windows ME Suspend/Resume fix
  • * Shared Folders first time access acceleration
  • * Clipboard synchronization tool fixes (unreadable symbols sometimes added during copy and paste)
  • * Sound playback improvement
  • * Sound recording improvement
  • * Minor Full Screen mode fixes
  • * “Unable to allocate virtual memory” during virtual machine power on fix
  • * Minor GUI fixes and improvements
  • * Solaris doesn’t work with more than one virtual disk fix

Download Beta Update of Parallels Desktop for Mac here. Note that, an activation key is required to activate the copy of the software. You can buy a permanent activation key or register and receive a free 15-day trial activation key.

Download:Beta Update for of Parallels Desktop for Mac

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