Parallels

NOT ON THE LIST IN 2018

For Mac users, Parallels lets you run Windows without rebooting.  You can run Mac OS X and your favourite Windows applications at the same time. You can even drag-and-drop files between desktops!

Website: parallels.com
Cost: Commercial. Free Trial
Availability: Download

Past Overall Rankings
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Comments from those who selected Parallels as one of their Top 10 Tools

“Now I can check how web pages look in IE without finding a Windows machine. Its like getting a windows machine for the price of a software program.”  David Parry

“Sometimes I need Windows on my Mac”  Cary Gordon