Parallels Desktop and macOS compatibility

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Information

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 macOS Catalina
Parallels Desktop version 10.10 or later 10.11 or later 10.12 or later 10.13 or later 10.14 or later 10.15 or later

 

 Parallels Desktop 15

   
  

 Parallels Desktop 14

  *

 Parallels Desktop 13

   

 

*Parallels Desktop 13 and 14 are not fully optimized and compatible with the new macOS release, Catalina (10.15). Please check this Knowledgebase Article for known compatibility issues prior to upgrading to macOS Catalina. To avoid these issues, upgrade to Parallels Desktop 15.

 

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 macOS High Sierra macOS Mojave
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 10.13 or later 10.14 or later

Parallels Desktop 12

                      √* √*

 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

                           

 

 

 

 

*Versions marked with asterisks are partially compatible with the corresponding macOS versions and may not work correctly.

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