3D Windows apps coming to Mac

For those of you who have been switching over to the Mac, but are tired of booting into Windows whenever you want to run anything graphics ‘heavy’ from Windows Live 3D to the latest first person shooter, a solution is on the horizon. Parallels, the virtualization software, has announced their 3.0 upgrade which may hit the streets as early as next week. Included in the upgrade is better 3D support, though I am not sure if it will be general 3D including DirectX or just OpenGL…I have to think that it will not be DirectX 10 compliant…or at least if you are running a DirectX 10 game, you probable aren’t going to want to run it in a virtual machine unless you have one of the 4 or 8 core systems.

Parallels Desktop 3.0 for Mac


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Jesse is Instructor in Geography and a PhD candidate in Geography focusing on the integration of phenomenology and geospatial technologies to study prehistoric cultural landscape. He is a GIS Professional and Registered Professional Archaeologist and holds an MA in Geography and a BS in Anthropology with a concentration in archaeology.