Parallels Toolbox 2018

Parallels, primarily known for offering Windows-on-Mac software solutions, has introduced three new tools for 2018. Each of the new Toolbox Packs can enhance the daily Mac experience and cater to a different type of user.

The three new Toolbox Packs include the Parallels Toolbox Presentation Pack, Parallels Toolbox Screen and Video Pack, and Parallels Toolbox Disk and System Pack.

The Presentation Pack offers:

  • Optimized for presenters, teachers, students, small business ownerschronic multitaskers, and online trainers to have a simple set of tools.
  • Quickly get ready for a presentation with easy access to hide a messy desktop, Launch multiple applications with one click, or Lock Screen when you’re done with work.
  • Avoid embarrassing notifications during your presentations with tools like Do Not Disturb, Do Not Sleep, and Presentation Mode.
  • Micro-manage your productivity with handy time management tools like Alarm, Date Countdown, Stopwatch, and Timer.

Meanwhile, the Toolbox Screen and Video Pack includes:

  • Designed for creative individuals, small business ownersvloggers, and online trainers.
  • Quickly create high-quality content with one-click tools such as Make GIF, Take Screenshot, Screen Record, and Download Audio.
  • Be in control of your built-in camera to take photos and record videos.
  • Easily convert or resize your content for your creative projects.
  • Download your favorite Facebook, YouTube, or Vimeo videos when you want for when you need them with our Download Video tool.

Finally, with the Parallels Toolbox Disk and System Pack, you can:

  • Created with basic and power users in mind. Also made for small business ownersdevelopers, or IT users who need to save space with a simple set of tools.
  • Easily optimize your hard drive storage with tools like Clean Drive, Find Duplicates, or Free Memory to free up extra disk space.
  • Be in complete control of your privacy with system tools such as Airplane Mode, Disable Camera, Lock Screen, and Mute Microphone.
  • Manage your ever-changing workflow with Archive for your files, Eject Volumes for external drives, or Switch Resolution for monitors.

As a long-time Parallels user, I can’t wait to try these new Toolbox Packs. Each is available as a free 7-day trial and priced at $9.99 per year, or you can purchase all three for $19.99 per year.

They are available for both macOS and Windows.