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Parallels Desktop for Mac is one of my favorite Mac utilities. Why? There are times when running a Windows virtual machine is useful, and, in my opinion, there's no better way to run Windows on a Mac than by using Parallels Desktop for Mac.
And now you can get a whopping 20 percent off all editions of Parallels Desktop for Mac.
The product is packed with useful features:
Every Parallels Desktop for Mac subscription also comes with Parallels Toolbox for Mac and Windows at no additional cost. This is a suite of more than 40 everyday utility tools, including Capture Screen, Clean Drive, Barcode Reader, Barcode Generator, Record Screen, Recognize Text, and more.
This offer is valid until December 1, 2021, 11:59 PM PT.