Parallels is offering shoppers a new "Premium Mac App Bundle" deal this week, including 10 apps at no extra cost if you buy or upgrade to Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac. There are two options for purchasing the bundle, including one for new users and one for users who already have a version of Parallels Desktop.

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The first bundle is priced at $49.99 and aimed at users upgrading from an existing version of Parallels. It includes the following apps: MindManager 12, 1Password Families (1 Year), Hype 4.0 Professional, Twist Unlimited (1 Year), Roxio Toast Titanium 18, Intego Mac Internet Security X9 (1 Year), Data Rescue 5, PDFpen, Parallels Desktop 15, Parallels Toolbox (1 Year), and Parallels Access (1 Year).

The second bundle is priced at $79.99 and is for shoppers new to Parallels, who need to purchase a new license for the software. This bundle includes all of the same apps mentioned above for the first bundle. For both bundles, you can choose to make a one-time purchase of the Parallels Desktop 15 software, or pay for a 1-year subscription, which includes various benefits like free upgrades, remote access, and more.

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The Premium Mac App Bundle will be on sale through the end of February, so head to Parallels' website soon to find out more about it and place your order.

  • Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac - Up to $79.99 value: Download and install Windows 10 on your Mac.
  • Parallels Access - $20 value: Gain 24/7 access to your applications and files from anywhere.
  • Parallels Toolbox - $20 value: A collection of various tools for CPU monitoring, taking screenshots, archiving files, and more.
  • MindManager 12 for Mac - $200 value: Build flowcharts, concept maps, timelines, and diagrams.
  • Twist - $300 value: A thread-based Slack alternative that aims to keep team communication organized.
  • 1Password Families - $60 value: Secure your passwords, credit card information, and more in one place, available for up to five family members.
  • Data Rescue 5 - $100 value: Recover your lost or deleted files.
  • Hype 4.0 Professional - $100 value: Create animations to add to webpages, infographics, presentations, Apple Books, and more.
  • Intego Mac Internet Security X9 - $50 value: Protect your Mac against malware and viruses.
  • Roxio Toast Titanium 18 - $100 value: A complete digital media suite with CD and DVD burning, video editing, and more.
  • PDFpen for Mac - $75 value: An all-purpose PDF editor with markup, edit, sign, and more.

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Top Rated Comments

roland.g Avatar
15 months ago

You don’t own it, you own a license to use it.
Umm ok. I often have conversations like this with my 10 year old. He likes to play on exact wording. You are correct. To all the apps I don’t subscribe to, I “own” a license and not the actual app or the company that makes it.

I’ll make sure I stand in the shower, because if I jump in the shower, I might hurt myself.

What shall we talk about next, catching my fridge because it’s “running”.
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Mr. Dee Avatar
15 months ago
Other than Parallels, the only other thing I would find maybe useful is 1Password.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
markaceto Avatar
15 months ago

I own the 1Password app. Amazing. But I own it. You don’t have to subscribe. Integrates with iPhone and Mac beautifully. Especially with FaceID on iPhone and TouchID on MacBook Pro.
Also, the sub is only 2.99/mo (36/year), so unless that 60 is for 2 years...
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Bin Cook Avatar
15 months ago

Subscription paradise. It must be so that lots of subscribe to software, otherwise this trend would have stopped by now.
but 60 dollars a year for 1Password? No thanks.
this. They’ve marketed this in such a way it would be very easy to miss most are subs based amongst all the claims of huge savings.

steer well clear IMO
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roland.g Avatar
15 months ago

https://www.wired.com/2015/04/dmca-ownership-john-deere/

it’s no different these days. You either pay it month to month/yearly or upgrading... you’re just leasing it.
Excellent. Thanks for the morning humor article. I always need a little something extra to ground my day in comparison to the lunacy out there. That hit the nail on the head.

/thanks for playing/
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hagar Avatar
15 months ago
this is subscription paradise... It must be that lots of people subscribe to software, otherwise this trend would have stopped by now.

60 dollars a year for 1Password? No thanks.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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