About a week ago, Parallels allowed existing users of its Parallels Desktop 8 and 9 software to upgrade to Parallels 10 Desktop early for a discounted price. Starting today, Tuesday, August 26th, all who want to download Parallels Desktop 10 now have the ability to at full price, whether they're new users, or existing users.
The upgrade price for existing users was $49.99, but those who don't run an older version of Parallels desktop yet and want to run the software on their Mac(s) for the first time will have to pony up $79.99. A 14-day free trial is also available from the application's Web site.
Parallels Desktop 10 offers numerous improvements over its predecessor. These include support for the upcoming OS X 10.10 Yosemite, which Apple will be releasing to the public some time this Fall, up to 48% faster opening of Windows documents, 30% longer battery life, a new Disk Space Wizard that can help re-claim disk space when you need it, and much more.
To grab Parallels Desktop 10, you can use any of the following download sites to fit your needs:
- Parallels Desktop 10 – 14-day free trial
- Parallels Desktop 10 – For New Users ($79.99)
- Parallels Desktop 10 – For Existing Users ($49.99)
Sources: Parallels 10 Desktop