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Parallels Desktop 5
System Requirements:
Mac
  • Primary Operating System Mac OS® X 10.4.11 or higher
    Mac OS® X 10.5.2 or higher
    Mac OS® X 10.6.x (32 bit and 64 bit) or higher running on an Intel® Mac.
  • Mac Computer Support for any 32- or 64-bit Intel®-based Mac:
    iMac
    Mac mini
    MacBook
    MacBook Air
    MacBook Pro
    Mac Pro
  • Processors Support for any 32- or 64-bit Intel® Core Duo processor featured in new Intel® Macs:
    Intel® Core Solo
    Intel® Core Duo
    Intel® Core 2 Duo
    Intel® Dual-Core Xeon
    Intel® Quad-Core Xeon
    Includes full support for Intel Virtualization Technology (VT) and VT-x2 (VPID, EPT)
  • Memory Requirements 1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended to run Windows Vista and 7). Support for any memory configuration (up to 16 GB), without modifying your host system
  • Disk Space Software Installation — 450 MB of available hard drive space for Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac installation (plus space to allocate to your virtual machine).
    Virtual Machine Installation — Hard drive space allocation for virtual machines is dependent upon the guest operating system. 15 GB of available hard drive space is recommended per virtual machine for Windows and Linux.
  • CD-ROM CD-ROM drive for installation (if applicable)
  • Networking Internet connection is required to receive online Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac product updates
  • Display 16-bit or 32-bit display adapter recommended

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Supported Systems:

Mac

Included Languages:

English
Available: 50+
Faster, smarter and more powerful

With more than 70 new, exciting features and enhancements, Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac is faster, smarter and more powerful than ever — helping you run Windows programs and devices seamlessly on your Mac.

Faster

Run thousands of Windows programs faster on your Mac
Install Windows XP, Vista or 7 in 3 easy steps
Optimized for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
New! Full support for Aero, including Flip 3D in Windows Vista and 7 & OpenGL 2.1
New! OpenGL 2.1 support for Linux guest Operating Systems
Parallels Compressor automatically reclaims hard disk space
Intel VT-x2 virtualization technology drives maximum performance
Unmatched virtual machine performance
KVM paravirtualization for Linux gives unmatched performance

Smarter

The simple and easy way to use Windows — show as much or as little of the Windows interface as you like — supporting those new to Mac and the very experienced. Easily share files between Mac and Windows
Launch Windows apps directly from the Mac dock
Support for Multi-Touch trackpad gestures in Windows applications
Improved USB device compatibility — printers, cameras, mobile phones, scanners, GPS devices and more
Run Mac OS X and Windows on multiple monitors
Easily organize multiple windows with Exposé and Spaces
Use Apple remote to control Windows applications
Copy & paste formatted text and images between Windows, Mac and Linux

More Powerful

Run more than 60 different — operating systems, including Windows, Linux, BSD and more
Full support for Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Server, 8 virtual CPUs and 64-bit Windows
SmartGuard’s instant "snapshots" make backup and recovery easier than ever
Use administrator tools to protect and secure virtual machines
DirectX 9.0c/9Ex with Shader Model 3 support for games and 3D graphics apps

ACADEMIC STORE REVIEWS

Wayne, AU
The rating for Customer Support doesn't do the guys justice! I had a niggling problem with the installation and they supported me through the entire process. In the end they did a remote install - problem fixed! Very happy with the outstanding service they provided. Thanks again guys.
Samuel, IN
A very pleasant experience, indeed! Very helpful support team, replying promptly to my concerns and queries Will buy any software I need from here. Thank you once again, Dr Sam Cherian
Bob, DE
Support was very helpful in installing the program I bought. The person stayed with me until the program was succesfully installed.