In this guest post for the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP), John Espirian discusses how Mac users can access Windows programs, focusing on the Parallels ‘virtual machine’ app.
If an ideal world, I’d use a Mac without ever venturing over to the dark side of PCs. But sometimes it’s not possible, because some important piece of software runs only on Windows. Although this is a pain, it doesn’t mean you have to keep a PC on standby. I’ve come up with a couple of alternatives in a post I recently wrote for the SfEP.