Parallels Toolbox for Mac can be installed on a Mac computer running: macOS Catalina 10.15 or later; macOS Mojave 10.14 or later; macOS High Sierra 10.13 or later; macOS Sierra 10.12 or later; OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 or later; OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. Supported only by Parallels Toolbox for Mac 3.6.1 and earlier. Mac’s operating system: macOS Mojave 10.14., macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 or later, macOS Sierra 10.12.6 or later, OS X® El Capitan 10.11.6 or later. 4 GB of memory (8 GB recommended). 600 MB of disk space on the boot volume (Macintosh HD) for Parallels Desktop installation.

Welcome to the quick and easy way to run Freehand MX on a newer mac.

We are a small design company that relies heavily on Freehand MX and successfully runs the software on the latest Mac OSX on Apple computers.

We are providing our software solution to FH MX users in cooperation and coordination with the FreehandForum community.

is hosting a forum dedicated to support the users of OSXFH solution.

OSXFH is a software file that works within Parallels desktop software for mac. Parallels is a hardware virtualization software for Mac computers used to run windows/linux/unix and former MacOSX operating systems. Parallels runs these virtual machines within files called .pvm – (parallels virtual machine).

We supply the custom OSXFH.pvm file which Parallels can open and run.

Within OSXFH.pvm are preinstalled full working versions of:

OSX Snow leopard 10.6.8 and Freehand MX 11.0.2, no passwords, codes or serial numbers needed.

Migration assistant is also available within Snow Leopard server in case you want to migrate other software programs from a computer running snow leopard and rosetta apps, such as: Font managers, design utilities, Photoshop or Illustrator (pre-CC), Fonts, files and other discontinued apps.

Mac System Requirements: (updated October-2020)

Any Mac Computer running the following OSX:

Catalina 10.15.1 & higher

Mojave 10.14.1 & higher

High Sierra 13.3.2 & higher

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Parallels For Mac 10.11.6

Sierra 12.2 & higher

16 Gb of RAM is optimal and 15GB Hard drive space.

Note: El Capitan and Yosemite are not compatible.

To Run OSXFH on a new mac you will need to:

1. Purchase the ‘Parallels Desktop for Mac V16’ software from Parallels.com or use the 30 day trial. *2

Parallels Desktop V16 is backwards compatible to Sierra OSX 12.2.

Please purchase via our affiliate link below so we can track & show Parallels how large our user community is: *2

2 Purchase the OSXFH.pvm file from us via paypal. Price $125-

We will send you a download link within 24 hours of purchase to the email address used to purchase via Paypal.

The OSXFH download file is large, 4.5 GB – because it contains the fully functional Snow Leopard OSX 10.6.8 and the Freehand software preinstalled.

Free download kinstone pc camera driver. Please read the install page before installing.

Do not install Parallels till you have downloaded the OSXFH.pvm. Read the install instructions – otherwise Parallels will install windows OS as default.

*2 We recommend 16GB+ of RAM for your system, OSXFH will run on the Virtual Machines available RAM to a max of 8GB within Parallels Home version and a max of 128GB RAM within the PRO Version.

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We ask that you honor our efforts and not share/pirate our OSXFH software package. We in turn will strive to keep it functional for the years to come as well as expanding our online knowledge base & support. We will test and check compatibility with all major OSX and Parallels software updates and will inform you when it is safe to update. Meanwhile please keep updating any of the usual software updates, especially the security updates and patches.
In hope of a long and productive relationship with you.

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System Requirements for Parallels Desktop 16

Supported Mac Configurations

Minimum
To run most applications such as Microsoft Office, accounting, trading, SAP, Matlab, and more.
Best Performance
For graphics-intensive applications, high loads, and running multiple virtual machines.
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Core i9, Intel Core M or Xeon processorIntel Core i5, Core i7, Core i9 or Xeon processor
Memory4 GB of RAM16 GB of RAM or more
Storage500 MB for Parallels Desktop application installation
Additional disk space for the guest operating system (at least 16 GB is required for Windows 10)
SSD drive
GraphicsIntel, AMD Radeon or NVIDIAAMD Radeon Pro graphics card
Operating SystemmacOS Big Sur 11.0 (when released)
macOS Catalina 10.15.5 or newer
macOS Mojave 10.14.6 or newer
macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 or newer
macOS Big Sur 11.0 (when released)
DirectX 11 requires at least macOS Mojave 10.14, but works best on macOS 10.15.5 Catalina or newer.
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Internet connection is required for product activation, updates and select features.

Guest Operating Systems

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 7 (SP0-SP1)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP0-SP2)
  • Windows Vista Home, Business, Ultimate and Enterprise (SP0-SP2)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 (SP0-SP2)
  • Windows XP (SP0-SP3)
  • Windows 2000 Professional SP4
  • Windows 2000 Server SP4
  • Boot2Docker
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8,7 and 6
  • CentOS Linux 8, 7, 6
  • Fedora Linux 32, 31
  • Ubuntu 20.04, 19.04, 18.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS
  • Debian GNU/Linux 10, 9
  • Suse Linux Enterprise 15
  • OpenSUSE Linux 15.2, 15.1, 15
  • Linux Mint 20, 19, 18
  • Kali 2020.2, 2019, 2018
  • Elementary OS 5
  • Manjaro 18
  • Mageia 7
  • Gentoo Linux **
  • Solaris 11, 10 **
  • openBSD 6 **
  • FreeBSD 12, 11 **
  • openVZ 7
  • eComStation 2, 1.2 **
  • ReactOS 0.4 **
  • Android OS *
  • macOS Big Sur 11.0 (when released)
  • macOS Catalina 10.15
  • macOS Mojave 10.14.x
  • macOS High Sierra 10.13.x
  • macOS Sierra 10.12.x
  • OS X El Capitan 10.11.x
  • OS X Yosemite 10.10.x
  • OS X Mavericks 10.9.x
  • OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.x
  • OS X Lion 10.7.x
  • OS X Lion Server 10.7.x
  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server 10.6.x
  • Mac OS X Leopard Server 10.5.x
  • and many more..
  • * — Only the version downloaded with help of the Installation Assistant with Parallels Desktop.
    ** — Parallels Tools are not available for this operating system.
See all supported guest operating systems

Note: Parallels Desktop for Mac emulates PC hardware, so operating systems that are not present in this list can work as well. You can download the Parallels Desktop trial and install an operating system of your choice. If it doesn't work and you believe it should be supported, let us know at Parallels Forum.
Parallels Tools for Linux require X Window System version 1.15-1.20 and Linux Kernel version 2.6.29-5.1.

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PC system requirements to move your PC to your Mac (using Parallels Transporter Agent):

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  • 700 MHz (or higher) x86 or x64 processor (Intel or AMD)
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 50 MB of available hard disk space for installation of Parallels Transporter Agent
  • Ethernet or WiFi network adapter for migrating over network
  • External USB drive for migrating via external disk
  • Supported Windows: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 *
  • * — To migrate Windows Vista or older, Transporter Agent from Parallels Desktop 13 should be used. Download the Parallels Transporter Agent.