Install Windows 7 on a Mac with Parallels Desktop 7
By using Parallels Desktop 7, you can run Windows 7 and Mac OS X applications on a Mac side-by-side. You don’t need to reboot the Mac to switch between Windows and Mac apps. Parallels Desktop is quite convenient to use. You can easily open Windows programs from the Mac Dock. It also allows you to drag and drop files between Windows and Mac applications.
What’s more, Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac and Parallels Mobile were recently updated to support the Retina display on the new MacBook Pro and iPad.
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With added support for Apple’s Retina display, Parallels Desktop 7 enables you to work on Windows apps on the high-resolution MacBooks and iPads. Check out the review of Windows 7 installed on a MacBook Pro with Retina display.
According to Kim Johnston, vice president of marketing for Desktop Virtualization and Mac at Parallels,
[quote]"With this latest update to Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac, we empower our customers to take advantage of the visually stunning displays and amazing pixel density, even when using Windows apps on their Macs and accessing them on iPads with Parallels Mobile."[/quote]
Users can also experience Windows 8 Release Preview on their Macs through Parallels Desktop 7. The program also supports the operating systems – Ubuntu and Chrome OS. Parallels Desktop 7 uses the SmartX technology to provide simultaneous access to Windows 7 and Mac OS X.
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Parallels Desktop 7 costs $79.99 and can be downloaded from this link. A free trial version of the software is also available. It’s quite simple to set up and install Windows 7 on a Mac using Parallels Desktop 7. Just follow the instructions given in the installation guide.
So, enjoy the best Windows-on-Mac experience with the Parallels Desktop 7 software.
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