Corel changes name to Alludo
Corel wants to adopt a new identity. The company changed its name to Alludo and aims to create more cohesion among its subsidiaries, including Parallels, CorelDRAW and WinZip.
Corel was founded in 1985. The organization became Canada's largest software company in the '90s. WordPerfect, a word p... Read more
Parallels Desktop 18 improves Windows on Apple hardware
Parallels Desktop 18 for Mac should make it easier for users to optimize Apple hardware.
Version 18 introduces improvements for end users with M1 chip-based Apple hardware. The functionality allows users to optimize M1 hardware, increase performance and streamline gaming updates. The update shou... Read more
Corel acquires Belgian developer Awingu
Corel is acquiring Awingu, a Belgian developer. Awingu's software becomes a part of Parallels, one of Corel's subsidiaries.
Awingu develops a virtual desktop solution. The software makes it possible to run applications and files in a browser. Linux, Windows, SaaS and web apps are supported. File... Read more
Parallels offers Desktop for Chrome OS on multiple Chromebooks
Parallels made its Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS solution compatible with multiple Chromebooks running on Intel or AMD processors. The minimum system requirements are an i3 or Ryzen 3 processor.
According to Parallels, the release enables more businesses and users to benefit from Windows funct... Read more
Parallels maintains focus on remote desktop software with Access 7.0
Parallels launches update 7.0 of Parallels Access, a remote desktop software app for virtualizing and using desktops through remote devices. The release introduces two-factor authentication (2FA).
Virtualization software can rarely be described in a jiff. Parallels Access is an exception to the ... Read more
Parallels Toolbox 5.1 broadens Swiss army knife for macOS and Windows
Parallels launches Parallels Toolbox 5.1. A new function for Mac users allows the viewing of CPU core temperatures. A new function for Windows allows the changing of uppercase letters to lowercase and vice versa.
Parallels Toolbox is a single macOS and Windows application with tools for more tha... Read more
New version of Parallels Desktop lets Windows run on Apple M1
Parallels has released version 16.5 of Parallels Desktop. With the latest version, virtualisation now runs natively on computers with Apple's new M1 processor.
Running natively on the new processors allows for some impressive performance improvements. For example, the software is now said to use... Read more
Version 16 of Parallels Desktop now supports macOS Big Sur
Parallels recently released version 16 of its Parallels Desktop solution. The most important update is that it now also supports the most recent version of macOS Big Sur.
The Parallels Desktop solution enables application developers to support operating systems such as Windows, Linux, macOS appl... Read more
Google and Parallels bring Windows apps to Chromebooks
Google is partnering with Parallels to provide the enterprise version of Chrome OS with Windows apps. Until now, Chromebooks did not have the capability to run traditional computer software.
The new feature to run Windows applications on Chromebooks is probably a variation of Parallels Remote Ap... Read more
Corel and Parallels acquired by KKR for 1 billion dollars
The American investment company Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) acquires software company Corel. The investment company is said to have concluded an agreement of more than USD 1 billion with owner Vector Capital.
TechCrunch says it has laid its hand on an internal memo in which KKR expresses... Read more