Coming just 12 days after RC1, Release Candidate 2 has the following features:
- Significantly improved performance
- Improved USB performance and broader device support
- Improved Host-guest networking
- Automatic network adapters now switch on-the-fly
- Guest OS no longer steals host IP address in some DHCP servers
- Full-screen mode is now customizable
- Integration with Virtue is now bug-free
- Customizable Ctrl + Click mapping
- Guest 32-bit color is supported when Parallels Tools is installed
- Improved Shared folders performance
- Resolved shared folders/MS Office incompatibility issues
- Windows 98 no longer consumes 99% host CPU even when idle (in VT-x mode)
As an added bonus, Parallels is now bundling in Parallels Compressor technology into Parallels Desktop. When the final product is available, the all inclusive version of Parallels Desktop will cost only $79.99, a savings of $150 versus buying Parallels Destkop for $49.99 and Parallels Compressor Server for $179.99!
And better yet, if you pre-order Parallels Desktop now, it will still only cost you $39.99!
Go get it!!!