3D Graphics

Parallels Desktop for Mac 3.0 supports DirectX 8.1 and OpenGL! No need to dedicate a separate Windows machine to running favorite 3D games and key graphics applications. Parallels brings the world of Windows 3D straight to your Mac!

3D Graphics

With 3D graphics support, you can:
  • Play Windows-only 3D games, such as World of Warcraft, Half-Life 2, and Unreal Tournament
  • Render in complex 3D CAD programs such as 3DMark
  • Work with CPU-intensive video and sound editing software such as Sony Vegas
  • Run mission-critical 3D applications on your Mac
  • Enjoy your favorite Windows-only games and graphics applications directly in your Windows virtual machine at full native speed – without rebooting

By including deep support for both DirectX and OpenGL, Parallels brings a world of Windows-only key productivity and entertainment software to Mac users for the first time. Now you can truly experience the best of both worlds on one machine!

Below is the quick list of games and applications that have been tested to ensure they work in Parallels Desktop 3.0 for Mac. A broader set of games and applications may work, and we will continue update this list as we continue testing.

GamesApplications
  • Alien Arena 2007
  • Baldur’s Gate 2
  • Bus Driver
  • Call of Duty
  • Counter Strike 1.6
  • Descent 3
  • Doom 3
  • Dungeon Siege 2
  • Far Cry
  • GORE – Ultimate Soldier
  • Half Life 1
  • Half Life 2
  • Hitman Codename 47
  • Hitman Silent Assassin
  • Hitman Contracts
  • IL-2 Shturmovik
  • King Pin
  • Max Payne
  • Max Payne 2
  • Neverball
  • Prey
  • Quake 1 GL
  • Quake 2
  • Quake 3
  • Quake 4
  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein
  • Scorched 3D
  • Serious Sam
  • Serious Sam – the Second Encounter
  • SiN
  • Tribes
  • Unreal Tournament 2003
  • Warcraft 3
  • Worms 3D
  • RhinoCeros4
  • AeroFly Pro Deluxe
  • TrueSpace 6.6
  • ArcGIS 9.1 ESRI
  • SolidWorks 2007
  • AVID SoftImae XSI 5.11
  • SketchUp Pro 6
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