How Do I Use Maptitude With Parallels?

You can use desktop Maptitude mapping software on Mac devices by using Parallels.

Maptitude Online provides an ever expanding list of features and may be a great solution for Mac users because it does not require Windows or a local installation.

Alternatively, you can install Maptitude in Parallels using your own license of Maptitude or by requesting a free trial of Maptitude mapping software.

For more information on Parallels, please see the Parallels website.

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Q. How does Parallels Desktop work?
A. Parallels Desktop enables you to add Windows, Linux, or another operating system to your Mac by creating a virtual machine (VM)—a virtual PC inside your Mac. You can then install Windows or another OS on the virtual machine, just as you would on a physical computer. Run multiple OSs at the same time, all on your Mac. It’s like having two computers in one!

Q. How do I install Windows on my Mac?
A. Parallels Desktop makes it easy to get started within minutes. Just follow our Installation Assistant and click “Install Windows.” – Parallels Desktop will download and install Windows 11 automatically.

You can provide your own Microsoft Windows license key, purchase a new Windows license from the Microsoft Store, or transfer an existing Boot Camp partition with Windows already installed.

Q. Which editions of Windows has Microsoft confirmed will be officially compatible with Mac with Apple silicon?
A. Microsoft has confirmed that Parallels Desktop for Mac used with Arm versions of Windows 11 Pro and Enterprise editions is an officially compatible solution for customers on Apple M series Mac computers.

Q. Do Parallels Desktop users have to purchase new Windows license keys?
A. Users will be able to bring their own Windows 11 license keys if they have a key that can be used to activate Windows.

You can find the system requirements for installing Parallels below:

Operating System

  • macOS Sonoma 14.0 or newer
  • macOS Ventura 13.2 or newer
  • macOS Monterey 12.6 or newer
  • macOS Big Sur 11.7 or newer[1]
  • macOS Catalina 10.15.7 or newer[1]
  • macOS Mojave 10.14.6 or newer[1]


  • Any Apple silicon chip
  • Intel Core i5, Core i7, Core i9, Intel Core M or Xeon processor


  • 4 GB of RAM


  • 600 MB for Parallels Desktop application installation
  • Additional disk space for the guest operating system (at least 16 GB is required for Windows OS)


  • Apple M3, M3 Pro, M3 Max, M2, M2 Pro, M2 Max, M2 Ultra, M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, and M1 Ultra chips
  • Intel, AMD Radeon, or NVIDIA graphics cards
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