The virtualizing software Parallels Desktop has been updated to version 5. Besides performance optimization and 3d performance boost, the integration of a Microsoft Windows operating system into the Mac environment has been significantly improved.
Parallels Desktop 5 features:
- integration of Apple trackpad gestures (like horizontal scrolling) into the Windows guest operating system
- copy and paste of texts and layouts between the operating systems
- Mac look for Windows guest programs
Parallels Desktop 5 is available in German, English, French and Spanish. With more languages like Chinese, Japanese and Russian to come soon.
It will come bundled with
- 1-year free Parallels Internet Security 2009 by Kasperky
- Acronis Disk Director Suite 10 and
- Acronis True Image Home 11
The full version costs about €80, an update is available for €50. And customers who bought Parallels Desktop after October 1st, 2009 are entitled for a free upgrade.