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Does Windows come with my purchase of Parallels Desktop for Mac?

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Home Edition
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition


Parallels Desktop for Mac does not include Microsoft® Windows. If you don't have a Windows® installation disc or .iso disk image, you can purchase Windows on a DVD from many retail stores that sell software or online from retailers such as or Microsoft Online Store:

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Pro

A list of all compatible Windows versions is available on this page:

Detailed instructions on how to install Windows into Parallels Desktop can be found in KB 4729.

How to get Windows 10 in Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac

Read this blog post to learn how to install Windows 10 easily using Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac: How to Get Windows 10 on Mac with Parallels Desktop

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