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  • Parallels 16 is out

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    Home Forums AskWoody support Non-Windows operating systems macOS Parallels 16 is out

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        Optimized for Big Sur 11.0

        What’s new in Parallels Desktop 16

        DirectX 11 is now up to up to 20% faster and OpenGL 3 graphics are improved in Windows and Linux.
        Windows Travel Mode can increase laptop battery by up to 10 percent longer
        Virtual machines (VMs) can be set to automatically return unused disk space when shutting down.
        There are new multi-touch gestures for Windows apps such as smooth zoom and rotate multi-touch gestures.
        New enhanced printing when printing from Windows (with Shared Printers) allows to print on both sides and use more paper sizes, from A0 to envelope.
        Runs even more Windows application (ProPresenter 6).
        Moves to the Apple hypervisor kext to avoid System Extension alerts.
        3D support for Metal applications in macOS VMs.

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        Disappointingly, they’ve also increased the price to $99.99 CAD for the one-time purchase, up from $79.99 CAD for Parallels Desktop 15, making it more expensive than VMware Fusion now. Previously the two products were priced the same as each other.

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