Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac and earlier
If you intend to upgrade to Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10), please note that Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac and earlier versions do not support OS X Yosemite. You will not be able to launch your Windows virtual machine or use your files directly.
To continue using Parallels Desktop for Mac with OS X Yosemite, you should upgrade to Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac: parallels.com/products/desktop/
Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac
The latest update of Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac does support OS X Yosemite and addresses most compatibility issues.
Need the latest update? Download it via KB 5802.
Known issues with Parallels Desktop 9 and OS X Yosemite
OS X 10.10 virtual machine hangs with black screen at boot after initialization guest Mac OS X upgrade.
OS X 10.10 virtual machine hangs with partition selection screen at boot after initialization guest Mac OS X upgrade.
Coherence window becomes unresponsive after switching to Full Screen.
Parallels Desktop installation may be corrupted.
Various GUI artifacts.
“Open in Windows” option may not work.
- Parallels Tools update may cause issues.
Note: If you experience one of these issues please contact the Parallels Support team at: parallels.com/support/
Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac
The new version of Parallels Desktop 10 is fully compatible with OS X Yosemite. For more information about upgrading to Parallels Desktop 10 see KB122647