First Virtualization Solution for Intel-powered Macs

First Virtualization Solution for Intel-powered Macs

On Thursday, a company called Parallels released a beta of its Windows virtualization solution for Intel Macs called Workstation 2.1.

The free-for-the-time-being software is the first virtualization solution specifically designed to work with Intel Macs. Unlike Apple’s Boot Camp, the software enables users to run Windows, Linux and any other operating system at the same time as Mac OS X — very similar to Virtual PC.

Workstation 2.1 will eventually cost $50 when it is formally released, but until then users may download a free, fully functional copy of the beta. Parallels is eager for Mac users to present feedback on the application through its Web site.

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Published in: on April 9, 2006 at 1:25 am  Leave a Comment  

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