Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS

Windows + Chrome OS — together at last.

Run full-featured Windows applications including Microsoft Office directly on Chrome Enterprise devices—even offline!

  • Empower users with the full potential of the Chromebook AND the full power of the Windows ecosystem.
  • Simplify IT management while supporting a robust dynamic workforce.
  • NEW! AMD Ryzen 5 & Ryzen 7 support | Camera and microphone redirection.


Meet the evolving challenges of the modern enterprise

Enable access, efficiency & performance

Deliver familiar full-featured Windows apps to your teams’ Chromebooks so they can be fully operational wherever they’re working – at home, in transit, even offline.

Ensure security & reliability

Reduce IT burden and eliminate stress leveraging Google’s advanced security, audit and management standards and Parallels’ unique cross-platform expertise.

Meet budget without making compromises

Implement an affordable hardware solution without sacrificing the tools, connectivity or computing power that drive your business forward.

Work: Fast. Easy. Anywhere.

Get the speed, power, and tools you need to perform at your best no matter where you are

Always-on access to business-critical Windows apps

  • Effortlessly switch between Chrome OS and Windows – no need to reboot
  • Suspend and Resume Windows to instantly get back up and running
  • Open files on Chrome OS using Windows applications
  • BONUS: Access 30+ one-touch tools with included Parallels Toolbox

Work that’s ready whenever, wherever

  • Utilize the full feature sets of desktop applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more
  • Access Windows Desktop, Documents, Downloads and custom folders from Chrome OS Files
  • No internet? No problem! Files and apps are fully accessible both online and offline

Full Chrome OS integration for a familiar & friendly experience

  • Easily move content between Chrome OS and Windows via shared clipboard
  • Print from Windows to supported printers
  • Stay in the flow with seamless mouse, camera, microphone, audio & docking plus USB smart card reader support
  • Enjoy the view with dynamic resolution and full screen support

Management streamlined. Security simplified. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Optimize your teams and business for remote work success without the headaches that keep IT pros up at night.

Windows Ecosystem

Have Windows management already in place? Active Directory and Microsoft Endpoint Management solutions work in the virtual machine like they do on a real PC.

Robust Support

Rich documentation for administrators and users along with premium Parallels support ensure positive experiences and productive output across the organization.

Google Admin console

Deploy and manage fast & at scale right from the Google Admin console. Specify a link to a Windows virtual machine and enable it for selected business unit(s)— it’s as simple as that.

Chrome OS Security

Ensure peace of mind with Chrome OS verified boot, multilevel encryption, Google Play Protect and Google Safe Browsing, remote deactivation, sandbox apps, and security updates every six weeks.

System Requirement

Chrome OS version

Chrome OS version 85 or later


Intel Core i5 or i7
AMD Ryzen 5 or 7


8GB of RAM


128GB or more

Additional Requirements

Google Admin console
Chrome Enterprise Upgrade or Chrome Education Upgrade
Microsoft Windows
Corporate storage server

Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS