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Upgrading to Parallels Desktop 6 or 7 using a trial key

  • Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac Standard Edition
  • Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac Standard Edition


You may want to see the full functionality of Parallels Desktop 6 or 7 for Mac before making a final decision to purchase it.


You can obtain a trial key available at our website. Trial keys are free of charge and active for 14 days.



Please follow these steps to upgrade to a full version of Parallels Desktop 6 or 7 from a trial version:
  1. Make a backup of your current virtual machine (go to 'Home→ 'Documents' → 'Parallels folder' → and copy/paste the .PVM file to any external storage device).
  2. Download a trial of Parallels Desktop 6 or 7 for Mac here:
  3. Install Parallels Desktop and activate it. You will be prompted to enter your key for the new trial version.
  4. Start your virtual machine and wait for it to convert to the new format.
Please follow this link if you decide revert back to your previous version of Parallels Desktop when the trial period is over.

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