New Parallels Desktop 16 brings improved Windows experience on Apple Mac

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Parallels today announced the release of Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac with an improved design, increased graphics performance, support for multi-touch trackpad gestures and more. Find the change log below.

What’s new in Parallels Desktop 16:

  • DirectX 11 and OpenGL 3: Up to 20 percent faster DirectX 11 and improved OpenGL 3 graphics in Windows and Linux.
  • Increased battery life: Stay productive on the go with up to 10 percent longer battery life when Windows runs in Travel Mode.
  • Automatically reclaim disk space: Virtual machines (VMs) can be set to automatically return unused disk space when shutting down.
  • New multi-touch gestures for Windows apps: Use smooth zoom and rotate Trackpad multi-touch gestures in Windows apps.
  • Enhanced printing: Print on both sides and use more paper sizes, from A0 to envelope.
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Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac pricing details:

  • Upgrade from any edition to a perpetual license – US$49.99
  • New subscription – US$79.99 per year
  • New perpetual license – US$99.99

Source: Parallels