For Mac users interested in running Windows applications for anything from playing games to trying out new Betas, Parallels Desktop has been a favorite application allowing you to run Windows as if it was a native application. However, this type of virtualization software has also proven to be a great tool for new Mac users making the switch from Windows. It can allow them to keep using apps they rely on that might not be available on Mac OS X or even transfer their entire Windows environment over from their old computer. However, to make this process even easier for new Mac users, Parallels Desktop has created a special Switch to Mac Edition of their popular virtualization software.
This special version provides Parallels Dekstop 5 virtualization software for Mac and also comes with many other tools that make the process of switching easier. You will get a ton of tutorials that give you in depth info about using your new Mac as well as using Parallels to take advantage of Windows applications and features. Also included is a USB cable for transferring files from your old machine. Features listed on their site include:
Parallels Desktop Switch to Mac Edition includes everything you need to get up and running on your new Mac:
* Comprehensive learning tutorials that teach the ins and outs of the Mac
* Easy to use migration tools that make moving your old PC as easy as plug and click
* The fastest way to run Your PC on Mac — without rebooting. The award winning Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac runs Windows-on-Mac so you can enjoy the best of both worlds.