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Archive for October 21st, 2015

by Tom Nelson

Parallels Desktop for Mac 11 from Parallels is virtualization software that allows you to run just about any x86-based operating system, including Windows, OS X, and many versions of Linux, directly on your Mac. Unlike Boot Camp, which allows you to install and run Windows as a separate operating system that you have to boot into, virtualization software like Parallels Desktop 11 allows your Mac and the guest operating system to run concurrently.

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This lets you use shared resources, such as a display, RAM, CPU, and storage space. With the proper settings, you can share files and even apps, in some cases. Even better, you can do all of this at the same time, without having to restart to boot into another operating system environment.

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