SuperKid, on 24 August 2012 - 15:11, said:
This looks cool, is it better than Plesk Parallels Desktop or would you say VMware Fusion is better? Also can you store VM disks on another hard drive for OS's?
VMware Fusion is a lot cleaner whereas Parallels apparently relies on hacking the system to get things done, which can cause major instabilities system-wide. I also helped quite a few people with their Parallels Guest PCs going corrupt for no apparent reason. And before the "I haven't experienced any issues
"-crowd comes in: Good for you. You're lucky.
Parallels is $30 more expensive than VMware Fusion, $80 vs $50 respectively. For that $80 you get software that pushes ads. Crazy. Personally I've seen better performance with VMware Fusion and virtually no issues. I haven't come across any other people who needed assistance with VMware Fusion either. It just seems to work.
That said I don't really know if they really improved Parallels lately, but I've seen too many problems with their software in the past. Long store short: I don't trust them and I hate seeing ads in software I paid good money for.
VMware Fusion 5 now also supports OpenGL in Linux, which means you get the full desktop experience.