|Move quickly. Run easily. Enjoy the best of both worlds.
Parallels Desktop 8 Switch to Mac Edition includes everything you need to make the move to Mac fast and seamless. Automatically move your programs, files, and user settings - even browser favorites - to Mac with a complete set of switching tools. Make the move using a network, external hard drive or the included Parallels High-Speed USB data transfer cable – the convenient way to just plug in and go. Learn Mac with our in-box video tutorials. Then enjoy the latest Mountain Lion features all your applications, both PC and Mac, with Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac, the #1 choice of customers worldwide to run Windows and Mac applications side-by-side without rebooting.
Tools Designed with Windows Users in Mind
Moving to Mac is a snap. Use the handy Parallels Wizard to transfer everything—documents, applications, games, and more— smoothly and easily. Step-by-step video tutorials make switching a breeze for anyone.
Windows—even better on a Mac. Windows integration includes a Windows "launchpad," shared Mac apps, and improved mouse features. It's so smooth, you might actually like your Windows experience more than ever.
Run Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Download available for MacBook Air and other Macs without a DVD drive World's most powerful, best-performing solution2 Retina-ready for your MacBook Pro with Retina Display Parallels High-Speed USB Transfer Cable Easy-to-follow, in-box video tutorials for Windows users New! One-click Mac-to-Windows browser switching Improved! Super-fast 3D and graphic performance2 Remote access with Parallels Mobile App, available from the iTunes App Store3 Award-winning security and antivirus software for Windows and Mac4 Backup software included5 30-day money-back guarantee
Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac High Speed USB Transfer Cable to connect your Mac and PC In-box video tutorials to help Windows users move to Mac Mac and Windows security software trial subscriptions4 from Norton and Kaspersky and online backup and recovery from Acronis
*No. 1 claim based on NPD Techworld Reports for the period 8/1/06-5/31/12.
1Reviews and awards cited may be for previous versions of Parallels Desktop for Mac
2Based on internal performance testing, June 2012.
3Available for purchase.
430-day complimentary subscription plus special offer; requires software download.
5For Windows only.
Intel-based Mac with Intel Core 2 Duo processor or higher required (Intel Core Solo and Core Duo processors are no longer supported) Minimum 2 GB of RAM (4 GB or more recommended) 700 MB hard drive space for Parallels Desktop installation, plus space to allocate to your virtual machine Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or later, Mac OS X 10.7.4 Lion or later, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Internet connection required for product activation, updates, and select features. Requires Windows or other operating system (not included)