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How to run Windows Programs on MAC

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Can anybody suggest what would be a preferred method of running Windows programs on MAC OS?
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I'm not a "gamer" so maybe I don't know what I'm talking about but as a programmer I've never noticed any slowdown when running Windows apps in a Parallels virtual machine. Also the interface between Parallels and OS X is pretty much seamless.
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If you settle for Parallels or Fusion. Be aware, if you have more than one Mac, a single Fusion licence allows multiple installs of the program, but Parallels just the one. Parallels also costs more and needs updates more often.

Another little known advantage of Fusion and Parallels. You can install Windows in Bootcamp, activate it, and THEN run the Bootcamp installation as a virtual machine from within OS X. Best of both worlds.

Both allow a 30 day free trial.

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