The highlight of Parallels Desktop 15 is its cross-platform support for DirectX 11 thanks to Apple's Metal Graphics API. With Metal's support in tow, Corel claims the new version of Parallels offers 15 percent faster 3D graphics performance and a smoother, more responsive user interface. For frequent Microsoft Office users, the company states that Microsoft's productivity apps are capable of running Parallels 1
However, the most interesting thing about this release is the following. Once Apple releases macOS Catalinathis, Parallels Mac owners will be able to use features like Sidecar and Apple Pencil Enhanced support in Windows. With Parallels 15, Sidecar, with which iPad owners can use their tablet as a secondary display in macOS Catalina, also works on Windows. Similarly, Apple stylus owners can use their stylus in Windows programs such as Microsoft Sketch Pad.
In fact, Corel MacOS could integrate more tightly into Windows if there was a passage in this version. For example, Mac owners with a sophisticated reintegration via the macOS Share menu can attach a file to an email that they want to send via a Windows mail client, such as Outlook.
New Parallels subscriptions cost $ 80 a year and are available to buy from today. Current Parallels customers can upgrade to the updated software for $ 50. If you're looking to see all of the enhancements that Corel has added to Parallels 15, there's also a 14-day trial available.