Parallels intros new version of Mac software

Old Apple logo - Wikimedia CommonsSoftware firm Parallels, which makes software that lets you run Windows and Android operating systems on a Mac, said it has introduced version 11 today.

It claims that the software has speed improvements of up to 50 percent, support for Windows 10, compatibility with OS X El Capitan when its released, and other features.

The software also includes a version for developers and power users called Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition and includes a business version too.

The company said that it lets users also run Microsoft’s personal assistant Cortana for both Windows and for OSX.

Parallels Desktop 11 has better battery life by going into travel mode when the power isn’t connected, with a claimed saving of battery life by as much as 25 percent.

The business version has administration and management capabilities, 24 hours a day support, and USB devices policy management.