Parallels Desktop and macOS compatibility

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Please find the table with Parallels Desktop and macOS (as a main system) compatibility information below. Compatibility table for End-of-Life Parallels Desktop versions is below.

Mac OS version OS X Yosemite OS X El Capitan macOS Sierra macOS High Sierra macOS Mojave
Parallels Desktop version 10.10 or later 10.11 or later 10.12 or later 10.13 or later 10.14 or later


 Parallels Desktop 14


 Parallels Desktop 13


 Parallels Desktop 12



* Please note that Parallels Desktop 12 and 13 only partially support working on macOS Mojave environment due to technical reasons and the following issues can occur:

  1. Issues with creating a Boot Camp based virtual machine
  2. Visual and graphics artifacts
  3. Intermittent application crash

To avoid these issues we recommend to upgrade to Parallels Desktop 14.

End-of-Life versions of Parallels Desktop

Mac OS version Mac OS X Tiger Mac OS X Leopard Mac OS X Snow Leopard Mac OS X Lion OS X Mountain Lion OS X Maveriks OS X Yosemite OS X El Capitan macOS Sierra
Parallels Desktop version 10.4.6 or later 10.4.11 or later 10.5.2 or later 10.5.8 or later 10.6 or later 10.6.3 or later 10.6.8 or later 10.7 or later 10.7.5 or later 10.8 or later 10.9 or later 10.10 or later 10.11 or later 10.12 or later

 Parallels Desktop 11


Parallels Desktop 10


Parallels Desktop 9


Parallels Desktop 8


Parallels Desktop 7


Parallels Desktop 6


Parallels Desktop 5


Parallels Desktop 4


Parallels Desktop 3


Parallels Desktop 2.5


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