Re: Windows VM on Mac ?

Subject: Re: Windows VM on Mac ?
From: Joe Pairman <joepairman -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:46:05 +0000

I've found Crossover very easy to use, fairly lightweight, and effective.
Haven't tried it with Flare though.


On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 4:26 PM, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>

> Hello, WR-L-ers,
> I know that this has been discussed a lot on this list, but Iâve got a few
> focused questions that Iâd like to ask about running a VM w/Windows on a
> Mac (so as to use Windows apps such as Flare):
> 1. If I buy a product such as Parallels (
> Parallels-Desktop-12-for-Mac/dp/B01KICH63S/ref=sr_1_1?ie=
> UTF8&qid=1489594900&sr=8-1&keywords=parallels), I still need to purchase
> Windows and install it, right? (That is, the Parallels software doesnât
> include the Windows OS?)
> 2. Whatâs the difference in ordering Parallels âMacâ vs. Parallels âMack
> key Cardâ? Both are downloads, so I donât understand why the Key Card is
> $33 less?
> 3. I know that there are free/OS VMs available, and Iâm assuming that
> theyâre a little trickier to configure, or donât have the performance, or
> something?
> 4. Anything else I should research/consider?
> Thanks!
> -Monique
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