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What versions of Parallels Desktop are compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

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  • Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac

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Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac and earlier versions

If you intend to upgrade to Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10), please note that Parallels Desktop for Mac version 8 and earlier will not support OS X Yosemite (10.10). You will not be able to launch your Windows Virtual Machine or directly use your files through Parallels Desktop for Mac version 8 and earlier.

To continue using Parallels Desktop for Mac in OS X Yosemite you should upgrade to Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac: http://www.parallels.com/products/desktop/

Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac

The latest update of Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac does support OS X Yosemite and is available to address the majority of the OS X Yosemite compatibility issues.

Please make sure that you have the latest update by downloading it here.

Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac: Updates Summary

Known issues with Parallels Desktop 9 and OS X Yosemite

  • OS X 10.10 virtual machine hangs with black screen on boot after initialization guest Mac OS X upgrade.

  • OS X 10.10 virtual machine hangs with partition selection screen on boot after initialization guest Mac OS X upgrade.

  • Coherence window becomes unresponsive after switching to Fullscreen.

  • Parallels Desktop installation may be corrupted.

  • Various GUI artifacts.

  • “Open in Windows” option may not work.

  • Parallels Tools update may cause troubles.

Note: If you experience one of these issues please contact Parallels Support team: http://www.parallels.com/support/

Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac

A new version of Parallels Desktop 10 is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. For more information about upgrading to Parallels Desktop 10 please visit KB122647

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