OpenGL versions supported in Parallels Desktop

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Starting with Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac, the support for OpenGL 3.3 compatibility profile for Windows virtual machines (VMs) has been added. With this release we added support for the following applications:


The Parallels Desktop Engineering team is doing its best to improve OpenGL support in Windows virtual machines. Currently, only OpenGL compatibility profile (version 3.3) is supported in Windows VMs. Click Get updates above to subscribe to this article and receive updates.


OpenGL functionality in Windows VMs provided by Parallels Tools. Reinstall Parallels Tools as described in the KB 4841 if you still get the error message.

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