Re: Windows VM on Mac ?

Subject: Re: Windows VM on Mac ?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:22:07 -0700

VirtualBox is free and works fine. I believe Parallels does fancier
shell / desktop integration. In either case you need a copy of Windows
and a valid license.

VirtualBox lets you drag and drop files or use a shared directory.

On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 9:26 AM, Monique Semp
<monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> 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 (https://www.amazon.com/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?
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