Parallels Workstation 2.0 reaches beta 3

Quoting from the Parallels official announcement:

Today Parallels, Inc. announced the immediate availability of the Beta3 version of Parallels Workstation 2.0, the company’s efficient, cost effective, easy to use PC virtualization solution. The Beta3 version of Parallels Workstation 2.0 includes several updates and enhancements, including:

  • Improved product usability
  • Smoother virtual machine operation
  • Fixes for commonly encountered issues

A free, fully functional 60-day trial version of the Beta3 version of Parallels Workstation is available for download at

“The Beta3 release of Parallels Workstation 2.0 is another major step on the road to building the world’s most powerful, easy to use, cost-effective virtual machine solution,” said Benjamin Rudolph, Parallels’ Marketing Manager. “The product’s enhanced usability, security and performance will undoubtedly improve the efficiency and productivity of computer users worldwide.”

As with the previous beta versions of Parallels Workstation, Parallels is very interested in learning about user experiences with Parallels Workstation 2.0 Beta3. Users are encouraged to submit comments, feedback, and questions via Parallels’ online support page at Comments can also be emailed to [email protected].

The final release version of Parallels Workstation 2.0, expected to reach the market in the next 30 days, will include additional product enhancements based on user comments and suggestions received during the Beta3 testing period. The product will also feature the world’s first hypervisor-based desktop virtualization engine, which will provide better operating system performance and stronger, more secure virtual machines.

If you don’t remember who the Parallels team is check this previous post.