Available article translations:

Known issues with macOS Sierra and Parallels products

  • Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac Standard Edition
  • Parallels Access


As many other software vendors, Parallels Development team is working on the required tweaks to make sure you can run your virtual machines on macOS Sierra, as well as install macOS Sierra in a virtual machine.

While the work is in progress, here is the list of known issues with the workaround that we have tested in our lab.

Known issues

Issue Workaround
Space key does not work in Parallels Desktop virtual machines Update Parallels Desktop up to version 11.2.1 (32626)
Parallels Access agent cannot be installed Update Parallels Access Mac Agent up to version 3.1.3 (31296)
Cannot install macOS Sierra to Parallels virtual machine -

Before installing or upgrading to macOS Sierra, please check what Parallels Desktop versions are compatible with it:

Which versions of Parallels Desktop are compatible with macOS Sierra 10.12?

7b79bc60d065460ca794ac1e48cbf81a 1e5db16426987d561060acdf56d947b4 837e6c2dfd4fe5573cb6701d781382b4 df4909b7dd0609a3c148f007041db6d9

Was this article helpful?
Tell us how we may improve it.
Yes No