The new Parallels mobile app promises to give users control over their laptop of desktop via the iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.
Users will be able to control PC features in Lion or Windows plus all apps, files and data. It’ll also make Flash video and audio available on your Apple mobile devieces, too.
Here’s the presser:
Renton, WA. September 1, 2011 – Parallels® today announced the new Parallels Mobile app with My Parallels service for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch (www.parallels.com/mobile). The new app is being released in conjunction with Parallels Desktop® 7 for Mac, also announced today (www.parallels.com/press) to give users complete anytime anywhere control of their Mac, including OS X Lion and Windows, plus all of their applications, files and data. Parallels Mobile also works with Parallels Desktop 7 to make Flash video and audio available from Windows on your Mac anywhere via an iPad and Apple mobile devices for the most productive and immersive mobile experience.
The new Parallels Mobile is a premium app that provides Parallels Desktop 7 users a fast, fully immersive mobile experience including:¹
- Complete access to and control of the Mac, Windows and other desktops, plus their applications, programs and files – anything you might need is available no matter where you are
- Full audio support and enhanced video streaming, including Flash websites and videos! Watch and listen to business presentations, class lectures, movies and videos in Windows on your Mac from anywhere.
- Copy, cut and paste between Windows programs and Apple mobile devices for maximum productivity on the go
The new Parallels Mobile app empowers people to easily perform tasks via their iPad, iPhone and iPod touch that have been unavailable or challenging, such as printing, viewing Flash-based websites and full use of productivity applications like Outlook and Quicken.
“People are increasingly mobile and need to be able to work, get their studying done and enjoy their entertainment on the go. Parallels Mobile gives people the freedom to live a mobile life without compromising their ability to do the things they need to do from wherever they are and whenever they want,” said Parallels Vice President of Marketing, Kim Johnston.
Parallels Desktop® 7 for Mac (www.parallels.com/desktop/seven) is the fastest and most intuitive version yet of the No. 1 selling software for running Windows and Mac applications side-by-side on a Mac without rebooting. It is ideal for people who want or need to Windows programs such as Windows Internet Explorer, Access, OneNote, Quicken and numerous other corporate, educational and consumer programs, including the most graphically demanding applications and video games.
Pricing, Availability & System Requirements
The new Parallels Mobile app will be available in the Apple iTunes App Store on September 1st (or soon after), in conjunction with the general availability of Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac. Parallels Mobile will launch with a $4.99 introductory price; its standard retail price is $19.99. Current users of the free Parallels Mobile app will receive a free upgrade to the new functionality when it launches by simply updating the Parallels Mobile app on their devices.
Parallels Desktop 7 users can enjoy the full functionality of the new Parallels Mobile app. Parallels Desktop 6 can use the Parallels Mobile app to remotely access and run their Windows and other virtual machines, applications and files. The Parallels Mobile app requires iOS 4.3 or later and works with Macs running Mac OS X Lion, Snow Leopard and Leopard.
For additional information, please visit www.parallels.com/mobile.