Parallels releases Desktop for Mac Released Candidate 2 (build 3150)

ParallelsParallels, Inc. released second Release Candidate (RC2) of Parallels Desktop for Mac (Build 3150) on Friday, 2nd February 2007. (Parallels Desktop for Mac build 3120 (RC 1) was released on 11th January 2007.)

New features are:

  • USB 2.0 support.
  • iSight support.
  • Full-feature virtual CD/DVD drive - Burn CDs and DVDs directly in virtual machines, and play any copy-protected CD or DVD just like you would on a real PC.
  • Better Boot Camp support.
  • Added keyboard remapping configuration
  • True “Drag and Drop” functionality
  • Transporter RC2 bundled

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Screenshot of Coherence mode:
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You can use the Windows application as well as Mac applications side by side, as if you have two Mac apps.

Of course, you can also run Windows in OS Window style.
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Improved Parallels interface:
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For more information and to download the Release Candidate 2 of Parallels Desktop for Mac, please see Parallels Desktop for Mac Release Candidate 2 (Build 3150)

This beta release also includes the Parallels Transporter RC2 software to migrate a Windows PC, VMware, or Virtual PC Virtual Machines to Parallels Virtual Machines.

For more information on Parallels Transporter RC2, please see Parallels Transporter RC2

Parallels Desktop for the Mac is available at the Parallels Web site, and is priced at US$ 79.99.

Parallels Desktop (Parallels Desktop official homepage)

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Posted by Antony at February 3, 2007 8:43 AM

>> more MacCentre701 February 2007 reports.