What third-party apps would you install on a clean Mac to restore your preferred working environment? Adam Engst recently had the opportunity to learn just what apps he really uses—here’s the list.
Addresses a few bugs in the virtualization app. (Free/$149.99/$199.99 new, free update, 672 MB, macOS 12+)
Microsoft has officially blessed Parallels Desktop as a way to run Windows 11 on Arm on Macs with Apple silicon. Can support for VMware Fusion be far behind?
Adds support for Windows 11 virtual machines on both Intel-based Macs and Apple M-series Macs. (Free/$149.99/$199.99 new, upgrades available, 672 MB, macOS 10.12+)
We’ve resubscribed several hundred TidBITS readers who were inexplicably unsubscribed several months ago, and on a completely different topic, Adam shares a tip on how to run Monterey on a Mac that doesn’t support it.
Brings a variety of bug fixes related to macOS 11 Big Sur and now requires Big Sur or later. (Free/$149.99/$199.99 new, $79/$99 upgrades, 612 MB, macOS 11+)
Adds support for macOS 11.0 Big Sur and introduces free Fusion 12 Player for non-commercial use. (Free/$149.99/$199.99 new, upgrades available, 612 MB, macOS 10.15+)
Brings bug fixes and important security patches to the standard and Pro editions of the virtualization package. ($79.99/$159.99 new, free update, 519 MB)
Adds support for macOS 10.15 Catalina, Windows 10 v19H2, and Oracle Linux 8.0. ($79.99/$159.99 new, free update, 518 MB)
Adds support for new Windows releases. ($79.99/$159.99 new, $49.99/$119.99 upgrades, 495 MB)
Provides host and guest OS support for macOS 10.14 Mojave, plus other enhancements. ($79.99/$159.99 new, $49.99/$119.99 upgrades, 495 MB)