[MacOS] Parallels Desktop 4.0 released

As of january 4th, 2008 Parallels released Parallels Desktop 4.0 . It now comes with a bunch of new functions like:

  • Experimental support for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard as host operating system
  • Experimental support for Microsoft Windows 7 as guest operating system
  • DirectX 9 + shader model 2 supported
  • faster suspending and resuming of virtual machines
  • virtual mounting of CD/DVD drives from remote Mac computers thus allowing to install Microsoft Windows on a Mac Book Air by having the Windows CD inserted on an iMac
  • improved CPU usage thus longer battery running time

Parallels Desktop also includes Parallels Internet Security (which is in fact Kaspersky Internet Security) and Acronis True Image Home – both for Microsoft Windows.

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