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Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac Available Now for Upgraders, Goes on Sale September 5th
Parallels has just officially launched Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac in Singapore - the latest edition of the company's widely popular desktop virtualization software for Mac. Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac will be fully compatible with the upcoming OS X Mavericks and Windows 81. Also, taking feedback from its 9 million strong customer base, Parallels has included many new features and enhancements in Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac.
To improve on its predecessor, Parallels focused on four key areas to provide greater functionality:
- Indispensable Conveniences - Enabling PowerNap and Dictionary gestures in Windows apps. Ability to connect Thunderbolt and Firewire devices to your virtual machines.
- Performance - Up to 40% better performance. 3D graphics and web browsing performance up by 15%.
- Cloud - Better integration of cloud storage services such as Dropbox, iCloud, SkyDrive etc.
- Peace of Mind - Full support for OS X Mavericks and Windows 8.1
Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac will be available for retail and download online for $98 with the Student Edition costing S$58 this Thursday, September 5th. For existing Parallels Desktop 7 and 8 users, an upgrade is available now for S$58.
For a limited time, Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac customers will also receive complimentary 6-months license of Parallels Access, an iPad app that lets you use apps from your Mac on your iPad.