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Parallels Desktop

Parallels Desktop is a virtualization software for Mac users to run Windows and Linux apps on OS X.

Top 12 Parallels Desktop Alternatives

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  1. VirtualBox

    VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as...

  2. VMware Fusion

    Simple and powerful virtual machine for Mac. Mac virtualization software. Learn more about VMware Fusion and try it free today.

  3. VMware Workstation Player

    Download VMware Workstation Player for free today to run a single virtual machine on a Windows or Linux PC. Organizations use Workstation Player to deliver managed corporate desktops, while students and educators use it for learning and training.

  4. VMware Workstation Pro

    VMware Workstation Pro Lets You Run Multiple Operating Systems as Virtual Machines (including Windows VMs) on a Single Windows or Linux PC.

  5. Portable Virtualbox

    Portable-VirtualBox is a free and open source software tool that lets you run any operating system from a usb stick without separate installation. Installation instructions. Download and run Portable-VirtualBox_v5.

  6. QEMU

    QEMU (short for "Quick EMUlator") is a free and open-source hosted hypervisor that...

  7. TeamViewer

    TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds.

  8. CrossOver

    Don't buy a Windows license, don't reboot and don't use a Virtual Machine. Try a free trial of CrossOver to run your Windows software on Mac, Linux and Chrome OS.

  9. virt-manager

    The virt-manager application is a desktop user interface for managing virtual machines through...

  10. ConnectWise Control

    ConnectWise Control is a mobile app that allows you to instantly connect with another system from anywhere with a connection to the internet. The software not only comes in a mobile app, but it has a desktop version as well for complete coverage.

  11. Microsoft Hyper-V Server

    Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2 is a stand-alone hyper-visor based virtualization product which includes Live migration.

  12. LogMeIn

    LogMeIn gives you fast, easy remote access to your PC or Mac from your browser, desktop and mobile...