Today's a big day! Parallels Workstation for Mac OS X Beta5 is here...and it includes USB support and a Shared Folder function that makes sharing documents between Windows and Mac OS X a snap. Get your free copy of Beta5 at the Parallels Download Center. Remember, if you're already a beta tester, you can just install Beta5 on top of your current version. You will NOT have to rebuild your virtual machines. Remember that you can also pre-order your copy of Parallels Workstation now and save $10 off the $49.99 retail price! Pre-order your copy now! Improvements and Fixes in Beta5: Introduced USB support. Connect your favorite USB devices directly to a virtual machine! See the thread about the current status of USB support. Introduced shared folders. Share files between Mac OS X and any Windows XP or Windows 2003 guest virtual machine! Learn more about the Shared Folder function. Support for dynamic screen resolutions. When a guest OS is selected, a list of available screen resolutions is dynamically populated with primary OS resolutions. Fixed keyboard mapping problems Fixed mouse pointer lag problem Better sound support Fixed problems with sleeping/waking up the primary OS when a VM is running Introduced the ability to resize a guest when switching to fullscreen mode Added optional "transition cube" animation for transitioning to and from fullscreen mode Fixed several kernel panics Added default network adapter for bridged mode Sound lag fixed NOTE TO CURRENT BETA TESTERS: There's a new and improved Parallels Tools package in Beta5 too. To update, open your VM, log in, click the "VM" menu, and click "Install Parallels Tools"