Parallels Desktop for MacParallels Desktop for Mac: "Parallels Desktop for Mac enables you to run Windows, Linux, and more side-by-side with Mac OS X on any Intel-powered Mac, without rebooting. With Parallels’ award-winning virtualization technology, you can run Mac OS X and your favorite Windows applications at the same time. You can even drag-and-drop files between desktops!
The latest release of Parallels Desktop for Mac comes packed with 50+ new features and enhancements, including SmartSelect, Snapshots, and 3D graphics. Learn more about the new capabilities in the latest release of our award-winning product."
I am currently on 2.5 build 3122
upgrade is to 3.0 (i build 4124 or 4128)
Switching to Mac? Top 5 reasons to run Parallels:
1. Run Windows-only applications on your Mac.
Many of today’s most popular applications are Windows-only. Parallels enables you to run these applications on your Mac. Play computer games? Most PC games only run on Windows. With Parallels, you no longer have to sacrifice your favorite games!
2. Play the hottest 3D games!
OpenGL and DirectX support lets you explore a whole new world of 3D games and applications right on your Mac.
3. Use any phone, MP3 player, and camera with your Mac.
With Parallels, you can use your favorite devices, even if they’re Windows-only. Connect your Blackberry, phone, camera, and MP3 player to your Mac!
4. Run OS X, Windows, and Linux at the same time.
With Parallels, you can run all of your favorite applications at the same time, regardless of the OS! No more rebooting to switch between OSes to use the applications you need.
5. No-worry migrations!
Parallels Transporter takes the hassle out of migration. No more losing valuable data, customizing your computer all over again, or reinstalling software. In just a few simple steps, you can move your entire existing Windows system to your new Mac.