Can I run windows programs on a mac

I own an new iMac 27" Loaded with everything included, I want to run Windows and Mac software at the same time what is the best program to run them " Like parallel desktops" at the same time and do I have to purchase Microsoft software? if so which version would be Best to run?

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  • Best Answer:

    Your choices are VMWare or Parallels. You do have to own a legal version of Microsoft Windows OS in order to install with the respective software.. I'd recommend having a version of Windows 7 and you'll get the job done.

    • Answered by Demetrios K from Charlotte
    • May 6, 2014