Parallels Toolbox for Windows: Updates Summary

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    Parallels Toolbox 1.6.1 (1006) for Windows
    This release resolves an issue for some users updating from Toolbox 1.5.1 to 1.6.0 and not seeing any tools as a result.

    Parallels Toolbox 1.6.0 (1005) for Windows
    This update for Parallels Toolbox 1.6.0 (1005) for Windows contains the following improvements:
    New features
    • New separate Packs (smaller focused sets of tools at lower price):
      • Parallels Toolbox Screen and Video Pack
      • Parallels Toolbox Presentation Pack
      • Parallels Toolbox Disk and System Pack
    • Preferences for the tools are displayed more prominently
    Other enhancements:
    • Frequently used screen resolutions are listed in separate section in Switch Resolution tool
    • Resolved several bugs and crashes

    Parallels Toolbox 1.5.1 (832) for Windows

    This update for Parallels Toolbox 1.5.1 (832) for Windows contains the following improvements:
    • Improved compatibility with Parallels Desktop virtual machines
    • Improved compatibility for Switch Resolution tool with multimonitor configurations
    Parallels Toolbox 1.5.0 (830) for Windows
    This update for Parallels Toolbox 1.5.0 (830) for Windows includes the following fixes:
    New tools:

    Clean Drive

    Use this tool to get more free disk space and optimize your computer. It scans your computer and helps to delete files that can be safely removed - cache, logs, temporary files, etc.

    Presentation Mode

    • Use this tool to minimize distractions when showing a presentation or stay focused at work. Presentation Mode hides all files on your desktop, disables notifications, and prevents your computer from going to sleep.
    • When you connect an external display or projector, you're automatically prompted to enable Presentation Mode.
    • All the tool's settings are customizable and you can tune it to your needs in the tool's preferences.
    Switch Resolution

    Use this tool to change the screen resolution with just a few clicks. If you often change resolution, drag the tool to the Windows taskbar to have it always at hand.

    New features:

    • More video sites are supported to download videos
    • You can choose to highlight mouse clicks when recording a video
    • When you select some area to capture a screenshot, you can also see its pixel size
    • New tools are highlighted in the Parallels Toolbox window
    Parallels Toolbox for small and medium businesses:
    • Install Parallels Toolbox on multiple computers over the network
    • Restrict access to some of the tools
    • Choose whether Parallels Toolbox updates automatically
    • Read more info about Parallels Toolbox Business Edition in the Parallels Toolbox Administrator's Guide.
    Other fixes and stability improvements:
    • Improved stability - several crashes and bugs have been fixed.

    Parallels Toolbox 1.1.2 (696) for Windows
    This update for Parallels Toolbox 1.1.2 (696) for Windows includes the following fixes:
    • Minor fixes and stability improvements

    Parallels Toolbox for Windows 1.1.1 (689)

    This update for Parallels Toolbox for Windows 1.1.1 (689) includes the following fixes:
    • Compatibility with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
    • Other minor fixes
    Parallels Toolbox for Windows 1.1.0 (686)

    This update for Parallels Toolbox for Windows 1.1.0 (686) contains the following improvements:
    • Ability to set launch shortcuts for tools
    • Preferences to specify files output location for various tools
    • Option to save screenshots in different image format
    • Option to set timeframe for "Do Not Sleep" deactivation
    • Option to specify file size for Record Audio recordings
    • Option to specify file size for Record video tools
    • Option to disable automatic loading of Toolbox when computer starts
    • Option for delay in Capture tools
    • Option for delay in Record video tools

    This is the initial release of Parallels Toolbox for Windows 1.0.0 (519). Parallels Toolbox for Windows 1.0.0 (519) includes 21 tools:

    1. Archive
    2. Block Camera
    3. Capture Area/Window/Screen
    4. Convert Video
    5. Do Not Disturb
    6. Do Not Sleep
    7. Download Video
    8. Eject Volumes
    9. Hide Desktop
    10. Launch
    11. Lock Screen
    12. Mute Microphone
    13. Record Area/Window/Screen
    14. Record Audio
    15. Take Photo
    16. Take Video
    17. Unarchive

    Includes 4 stand-alone tools:

    1. Download Video
    2. Convert Video
    3. Hide Desktop
    4. Do Not Sleep
     
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2018

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