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Parallels VM Compactor 1.0 Beta

Score another win for Parallels as they announce the beta release of Parallels VM Compactor 1.0, a powerful, easy to use virtual hard disk management tool that optimizes performance of any Parallels, VMware or Microsoft virtual machine running Windows 2000, 2003, or XP by compacting its hard drive by up to 80%. Compacted hard disks help optimize virtual machine performance and more efficiently use real disk space.

The product claims to work with:

  • Parallels Workstation 2.1 for Windows, Linux or Mac OS X
  • VMware Workstation
  • VMware GSX Server
  • VMware Server
  • Microsoft Virtual PC
  • Microsoft Virtual Server

And claims to:

  • Effectively cleans up disk space Windows virtual machines, resulting in better performance and faster disk access
  • Significantly reduces the size of expanding virtual hard disks to more effectively use real hard disk space
  • Creates smaller virtual machine images that are easier to share. Compacted images can easily be burned to a CD or DVD, or quickly transferred over network.
  • Download it, here.

     

    Published Thursday, April 20, 2006 9:20 PM by David Marshall
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