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What is different in Parallels Desktop 8 Switch to Mac Edition?

  • Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac


Parallels Desktop Switch to Mac Edition is designed for PC users, who would like to switch from PC to Mac and move their Windows or Linux installation into a virtual machine running in Parallels Desktop.

Parallels Desktop 8 Switch to Mac Edition is only offered with boxed delivery and comes with the software, special USB cable, and step-by-step tutorials allowing a smooth and seamless transition of your PC to Mac.

There are 3 ways of moving Windows from physical computer into a virtual machine in Parallels Desktop:

  • network
  • external storage
  • Parallels USB Transfer Cable

USB Cable that can be used for migration is only supplied within Parallels Desktop Switch to Mac kit. However, if you decide to migrate Windows using network or external storage, you can do that with standard version of Parallels Desktop for Mac.

Please check the following article for migration instructions:

For more details, please refer Parallels Desktop User's guide.

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