This update for Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac (build 8.0.18608) addresses overall stability and performance issues, and includes the following enhancements:
- Install Windows 8.1 Preview using Express installation.
- Work with Ubuntu 13.04 in Coherence view mode.
Microsoft Office 2013 support
- Resolves an issue with the Contact Card opening too slowly in Microsoft Outlook 2013.
- Resolves an issue with visual artifacts in Microsoft Outlook 2013.
- Smoother mouse scrolling in guest operating systems.
- Improved 3D graphics performance: playing World of Tanks, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and other games in a virtual machine became more stable.
- Resolves an issue with reverted colors on guest OS screenshots.
OBTAINING THE UPDATE
Updates for Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac are available via:
- Parallels Desktop in-product updates - Click on the Parallels Desktop Menu > Check for Updates
- Parallels website