If you select this option, you will get a license with the following properties:
No free upgrades to future versions of Parallels Desktop.
No expiration date. The license is always valid for the version it was purchased for, but is subject to the End-of-Life policy.
Get minor updates and fixes for the current Parallels Desktop version until the version reaches End-of-Life.
- 30-day phone and chat support, and email support for two years from the version release date.
A subscription license offers the following:
Free upgrades to future Parallels Desktop versions at no additional charge. Once a new version is released, you will simply need to download it from the Parallels website.
A subscription needs to be updated at the end of the subscription period. Note that by default, the subscription is auto-renewable, so you don't have to worry about expiration. If you would like to turn auto-renewal off, visit KB 123306. If you would like to change the payment method for the next renewal, follow the instructions from KB 123883.
Get minor updates and fixes for Parallels Desktop.
- Includes phone support throughout the whole period of the subscription validity.