Parallels International has just released Parallels Desktop 17, which is compatible with both Apple Silicon and Intel core Macs. This new program is compatible with Apple’s upcoming macOS Monterey and Microsoft’s impending Windows 11 operating systems. As a result, Windows 11 may be installed on any Mac device.
The software has been updated to work with macOS Monterey and now supports a number of guest operating systems, including Windows 10, Windows 11, and Linux. However, Parallels Desktop 17 VMs will only be able to run Arm-supporting operating systems (OSes) while running on Apple’s new chipset.
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Parallels Desktop’s latest version also features up to 6x better OpenGL graphics performance. It also includes a new display driver and a better Windows gaming experience, with up to 38 percent faster Windows, Linux, and macOS resume times.
On addition, it now features up to 25% quicker 2D graphics in Windows and te In the Windows 10 Arm Insider Preview, the new virtualization software boosts performance on Arm-based chips by up to 20%.
“Our breakthrough of seamlessly running Windows 10 applications on Apple M1-based Mac computers was just the start of Parallels Desktop for Mac’s new chapter in offering enhanced user experiences running virtual machines on Mac devices. Parallels Desktop 17 for Mac continues to deliver performance and stability improvements as well as innovative, easy-to-use features on Intel and Apple M1 Mac, offering users the most advanced Windows-on-Mac experience ever. In collaboration with Apple, we’re thrilled to have created the world’s prototype of a macOS Monterey virtual machine running on a Mac with Apple M1 chip.”