Parallels 15 Boosts PC Game Performance on Macs With DirectX 11

Image: Parallels Parallels Desktop, the virtualization software that allows you to run Windows on a Mac alongside macOS, now offers DirectX 11 support using Apple Metal, meaning it can render 3D graphics up to 15 percent faster. The new functionality comes as part of version 15 of the software, which MacRumors notes will also add support for Catalinaís upcoming Sidecar feature, as well as improved drag and drop and Apple Pencil support. No virtualization software is going to be able to match the performance of running a game natively, but itís still nice to see the feature given some attention. The last time we checked in with Parallels was back in 2016, when we noted that version 12 of the software couldnít handle enough games well enough for us to... Continue reading…

Parallels 15 will let you use your Apple Pencil with Windows

Popular Mac-to-Windows desktop virtualization software Parallels is adding native support for DirectX 11 as well as upcoming macOS Catalina tentpole features like Sidecar, developer ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Engadget

Running a Windows game on a Mac just got a little bit more feasible

Image: Parallels Parallels Desktop, the virtualization software that allows you to run Windows on a Mac alongside macOS, now offers DirectX 11 support using Apple Metal, meaning ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from The Verge

Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac moves to Metal for DirectX 11 and more

Update promises better graphics performance in games and CAD applications.

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Arstechnica

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