Windows 10 ARM Now Available on Apple Silicon

Parallels is getting a new update, and this time, it comes with good news for those who wanted to run Windows 10 on their M1-powered Apple computers.

Windows 10 ARM is now compatible with Apple Silicon, thanks to Parallels, and the parent company says users can download the free insider preview builds to give it a try.

“More than 100,000 M1 Mac users tested the Technical Preview of Parallels Desktop 16.5 for M1 Mac and ran Microsoft’s Windows 10 on ARM Insider Preview, as well as tens of thousands of different Intel-based Windows applications—including Microsoft Office for Windows, Microsoft Visual Studio, SQL Server, Microsoft PowerBI and MetaTrader,” the parent company explains.

Performance improvements

Needless to say, Parallels used this occasion to highlight some of the performance improvements available on Apple Silicon, explaining that even running Windows 10 on ARM on an M1-powered device is faster than on Intel chips.

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