Parallels has today released the latest iteration of its virtual machine software for Mac, Parallels 11 which features support for Windows 10 and Mac OS X El Capitan along with new enhancements and integration with Cortana.
It is also said to be up to 50 percent faster than previous versions of Parallels, with 50 percent faster boot up and shutdown times, as well as 20 percent faster file operations.
There’s also a new travel mode that should I crease battery life by up to 20 percent, and full support with Cortana that even allows users to start-up the assistant by saying “Hey Cortana” as long as Windows !0 is running in the background.
There’s also improvements to Windows printing, faster access to Windows notifications in OS X, improved file associations, real-time location support in Windows and OS X’s Quick Look in Windows.
If you currently have Parallels 9 or 10 then it will cost $49.99 to upgrade to version 11, if you don’t you’ll have to pay $79.99 for the update.
Parallels also announced a pro version for $99.99 that includes support for various developer tools.
Watch the video for a quick look at Parallels 11.