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Parallels Desktop 18.1

Parallels has released version 18.1 of its Parallels Desktop for Mac virtualization software with fixes for macOS 13 Ventura. The update resolves incorrect positioning of VM activity indicators, fixes a bug that caused the Windows Start Menu to open incorrectly in Coherence mode with Stage Manager enabled, and resolves a crash when the “Share Bluetooth devices with Windows” option was enabled. Additionally, the Parallels Desktop 18 for Mac Pro Edition enables you to assign up to 128 GB of RAM to a virtual machine on a Mac Studio with an M1 Ultra chip. A free 14-day full-featured trial is available. ($99.99 for standard edition [$69.99 upgrade], $119.99 annual subscription for Pro Edition [$69.99 upgrade from standard], $149.99 annual subscription for Business Edition, 321.2 MB, release notes, macOS 10.14.6+)

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  1. I used to have a Parallels abo for two machines and I liked how well it integrated.

    But when I retired, the need for windows just evaporated. Even Excel I no longer use, Numbers nicely does all I need. So bye bye to MS that I wasted so much time of my life on…

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