Parallels released Parallels Desktop 14 for Mac on Tuesday. A new version of the operating system virtualization tool, including support for Apple's macOS Mojave operating system, improves overall performance and supports more Windows features.
Parallels Desktop 14 improves storage and disk usage efficiency. The new version is about 30% smaller, and the virtual machine occupies about 30 GB of space. The saved state of the snapshot accounts for about 15% of the space.
Microsoft Ink can be used in the Windows virtual environment. This feature also supports stylus pressure sensitivity for Windows version of PowerPoint, Microsoft Edge, Corel DRAW, Fresh Paint, Leonardo, openCanvas, and Photoshop.
In version 14, OpenGL support for improved graphics has been enhanced. All view modes provide improved performance and increased memory usage, including 4K and 5K resolutions.
Parallels Desktop 14 MacBook Pro Touchbar support
Support for the Windows application touch bar has been added to Parallels. Includes Microsoft Visio and touch bar sets for OneNote, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Revit, Quicken, QuickBooks, and Visual Studio. In addition to the already available touch bar sets such as Office 2016, Windows start menu and desktop, file explorer, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Vivaldi,
Parallels Desktop is now available for Parallels Desktop users for free update. Parallels Desktop 14 is $ 99.99 for a perpetual license and $ 79.99 for an annual contract. Permanent license holders for versions 12 and 13 can upgrade at $ 49.99.