Metal graphics support for macOS Big Sur virtual machines

Discussion in 'Installation and Configuration' started by Maria@Parallels, Nov 18, 2020.

  1. Maria@Parallels

    Maria@Parallels Parallels Team

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    Metal graphics support for macOS Big Sur virtual machines Get the world's first Metal graphics support for macOS virtual machines - run Mac apps like Maps, Pages, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and many others. Note: Metal graphics is supported for macOS Big Sur (and later) virtual machines if Parallels Desktop 16 is installed in macOS Big Sur (and later) as well.

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  2. Volodkoh

    Volodkoh Bit Poster

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    This sounds like cool feature. on paper.
    I have tried that, yeah it works, macos guis feels a bit better compared to older framebuffer-only driver, especially in retina mode. Personally I have found no real world usage to that function. it's sad this feature is metal-only and completely ignores opengl.
     
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  3. ahmada8

    ahmada8

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    These features seems great for us. It works perfectly than old buffer driver. Thank you for such information.
     
  4. AnjaBrown

    AnjaBrown Bit Poster

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    Yeah it sounds really nice!
     
  5. TiaraD

    TiaraD Bit Poster

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    very nice feature, I like it
     

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