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Parallels Desktop for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Parallels Desktop for Mac lets you seamlessly run Windows and Mac OS X side-by-side, drag-and-drop your files between operating systems, and run Windows software on your Apple computer without rebooting.

Purchase

Learn how to purchase a license for this software.

License Renewal

Departments: Software Distribution Services will send departments a reminder with renewal costs. In order to receive upgrades, maintenance payments must be received by the Renewal Date noted in product list below.

Additional Information

This software is not available to faculty and staff through the Software Download Service at My Pitt. Faculty should be aware that students can acquire this software via the Software Download Service at My Pitt; it is not available at the campus computing labs. Visit the Parallels Web site for complete product information.

Parallels Product List

Product Operating Systems Personal Purchase by Faculty & Staff Departmental Purchase Annual Maintenance Renewal Date (for Departments only) Media Cost Available through Software Download Service
Cost Includes Home Use Rights

Parallels 12.0

Macintosh

$22

$13

No

May 1

$5

No

Please note: the minimum requirements for this software as they have changed substantially from the previous version

  • A Mac computer with an Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Intel Core M or Xeon processor.
  • 4 GB of memory (8 GB of memory is recommended.)
  • Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 or later, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 or later, or macOS Sierra 10.12 or later.