Parallels Workstation 2.1 is Here!!

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Ben @ Parallels, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. Ben @ Parallels

    Ben @ Parallels Member

    Hi everyone -

    As of 9:31am this morning, the final release version of Parallels Workstation 2.1 is available for purchase for only $49.99!

    You can get a your copy of Workstation 2.1 by clicking the "Buy Online" menu item at the top of the page, or download a free, fully functional evaluation copy at by clicking the "Download" menu item.

    Workstation 2.1 offers a number of important upgrades, features enhancements and fixes, including:
    - A completely redesigned, visually stunning user interface

    - Stronger virtual machine performance, stability and isolation

    - USB support enables users to access a wide range of popular USB devices like flash drives and PDAs directly in virtual machines.

    - "Suspend and Resume" functionality that lets users instantly suspend a virtual machine's state and resume it at a later time without having to completely shut down and start up a guest operating system.

    - Support for Physical Address Extension (PAE) allows Workstation 2.1 to run on PAE-enabled primary OSes with up to 4GB of RAM.

    - Wireless networking support in Windows frees users from network cables. Now, users can connect virtual machines to the internet via any WiFi connection.

    - Stronger support for Intel VT® technology and a more complex virtual processor significantly improve performance of a wide range of applications running in virtual machines.

    - An improved, redesigned Parallels Tools package for Windows that provides useful add-on features that let each user customize their Parallels Workstation experience. New tools include guest/host time synchronization and complete support for normal video modes in Windows 95, 98 and Me.

    - Support for dual-monitor mode enables users to export a virtual machine to a secondary display

    - A new "Compact Hard Disk" feature that removes unused space from expanding virtual machine hard drives, increasing the free disk space of the primary OS

    - Primary and guest OS support for SuSE Linux 10, and guest OS support for Sun Solaris

    - Improved OS/2 guest OS performance

    Check it out today!

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