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Which versions of Parallels Desktop are compatible with Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10)?

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  • Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac
  • Parallels Access

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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.

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 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

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