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How to add an application located in non-standard folder to Parallels Access App Launcher

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I have an application (.exe in Windows or .app in OS X) located in a custom folder on my computer's hard disk.

How do I add it to Parallels Access App Launcher?


for Windows:

  1. Create a shortcut of your .exe file
  2. Move the shortcut to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

for OS X:

  1. Move your application to system /Applications folder or to user profile ~/Applications folder

Your application will now appear in the list of available applications. To add it to App Launcher you need to proceed with the following steps, depending on your mobile device operating system:

for Android mobile devices:

  1. Click on the three-dot options button and choose Edit applications list
  2. Tick the application you need and click OK

for iOS mobile devices:

  1. Click on the "+" button
  2. Choose the application you need using the switch-button


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