Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac Released

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By: switchtoamac at: 10:07 PM on November 5, 2009 | Comments (0)

Not to be outdone by their VMware counterpart (who released Fusion 3), Parallels has also released a new version of their Mac virtualization program, Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac.  The update includes over 70 new features and significant performance improvements.
parallels_desktop_5.pngNew Features and Enhancement Include:
  • Full Windows 7 experience including AERO for Window 7 and Vista
  • Easily copy and paste formatted text and images between Windows and Mac
  • Install Window XP, Vista or 7 in 3 easy steps
  • Effortlessly organize multiple windows and even Windows application with Expose and Spaces
  • Secure virtual machines with powerful administrator tools
  • Optimized for Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac is priced at $79.99, upgrade pricing is $49.99 for current Parallels users.  Customers that purchased an Upgrade or a Full Version of Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac on October 1, 2009 or later are eligible for a Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac upgrade.

Customers that purchase in September 2009 are asked to email 2upgrade@parallels.com for special update pricing.

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