macOS Catalina the succeed major release of macOS Mojave 10.14 that includes incredible features, after releasing date most of the Mac users attracted and found interest to use macOS Catalina. Let’s look at macOS Catalina new added features, Sidecar, Light Mode dark mode Auto mode, Block Emails, Hover text, Activity Viewer, Touch bar talents, Save disk space, these are the features. However, our guideline is based on creating a macOS Catalina USB installer via Unibeast. While installing macOS Catalina on PC-Hackintosh or Mac. You need a couple of things. The first important thing is macOS Catalina DMG, the second is a USB installer drive.
Therefore, instead of installing macOS Catalina on Mac PC. Easily you can install it on VMware or VirtualBox, in case, it needs more effort also it needs a compatible PC to install on it. Thanks to virtualization that gives us the ability that we can install macOS Catalina on VMware or whether easily install macOS Catalina on VirtualBox.
- Install macOS Catalina on VMware on Windows PC [New Method]
- Install macOS Catalina on VirtualBox on Windows PC [New Method]
Installing macOS Catalina or any other version on PC-Hackintosh or Mac might be easy. But creating a Bootable USB for it is never easy, that you can’t handle it. Indeed for the installation process on PC-Hackintosh, a perfect USB configured USB drive to install on it. With a perfect USB installer, you can have a professional installation too. There are multiple ways of creating a Bootable USB for macOS operating system. Indeed when you are already using macOS Catalina on VMware and VirtualBox. So, there are no worries you can create Bootable USB on macOS Catalina on VMware and VirtualBox. The process may same then creating on the actual operating system of macOS. However, make it happen and covered all the things, then successfully created a Bootable USB for PC-Hackintosh.
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What is Hackintosh?
A Hackintosh is a non-support Mac system that the users modify to install macOS operating system on it. Even Apple doesn’t support a computer without proper hardware and that is Hackintosh. But the people making it possible to run a macOS operating system on Hackintosh, and they did because of hacking the Apple software. In case, macOS need proper hardware determination. Also, Hackintosh is not authorized by Apple, the several codes making up the macOS system and software can be run on alternative platforms, such as Virtual machine, and PC-Hackintosh. Hackintosh needs enough cost to upgrade the PC to the latest hardware. If you are interested to install macOS Catalina on PC-Hackintosh that time you need to create a Bootable USB installer drive. But that is good to add to your experience to create on Windows host. For creation, you need multiple files that are necessary.
- For creating a Bootable USB for macOS Catalina 10.15. You are required at least a 12GB USB drive or more than that. macOS Catalina file is approximate 16GB.
- A compatible system to run macOS Catalina, whether PC-Hackintosh or Mac. But it should support the macOS Catalina operating system, if you don’t have again you can run it on VMware or VirtualBox. These two platforms are the best opportunity that gives you.
- Next step, you need the macOS Catalina 10.15 dmg file. To get macOS Catalina 10.15 dmg file is easy, whether you can download it from Mac App Store or using the developer account for downloading from developer beta programs.
- The next you need is to download the Unibeast, Unibeast is a software that allows you to create Bootable USB for Mac.
- And last you need Kext, Kext is an extension help you to install macOS on PC-Hackintosh, work as drivers. Config Plist, Other Kext.
What is Unibeast?
Unibeast is a tool for Hackintoshes to create Bootable USB for macOS operating system from an install of macOS X Lion App, Install macOS Mountain, Install macOS Sierra, Install macOS High Sierra, Install macOS Mojave, Install macOS Catalina. This is an all-in-one Bootable USB drive also used as a rescue boot drive for system recovery. Unibeast and Multibeast is the best option and easiest method to do a clean install or update of macOS Mojave or macOS Catalina.
Download Required Files:
- Firstly open a browser and type www.tonymacx86.com then press enter. Once the page opened you will be required to enter your Apple ID for log in. Once you logged in choose the version and click download.
- Navigate to the Apple Beta software programs page, then sign in with your Apple ID. Once you logged in, then enroll your Mac. When you did it scroll down then click on Download the macOS Public Beta Access Utility.
Or the easy method navigates to Apple Mac App Store Get or download macOS Catalina.
Create macOS Catalina Bootable USB Via Unibeast
Once the Unibeast and other requirements are completed, open the VMware Workstation. Once it opened select the virtual machine then click on Power on this virtual machine.
When your completely signed in to macOS Catalina, then connect your USB Pen Drive. While connecting the USB drive you will be asked would you like to connect to the Host or Virtual machine. Select Connect to a virtual machine and down macOS Catalina then click OK.
Once the USB drive connected click on the right-side on the search spotlight.
Once Search spotlight appeared type Disk Utility and press enter
Now select the USB drive from left-handed, once selected click “Erase” from top menu bar. After that, a window will come, there you have to enter your USB drive name, select Format “Mac OS Extended (Journaled), select the Scheme “GUID Partition Map, and finally click “Erase”.
When the USB drive erased click Done
Once your USB drive is completely erased, go ahead and open the Unibeast. When the Unibeast opened on the Welcome wizard simply click continue.
In this window simply click continue
Agree to terms and conditions of Unibeast by clicking on Continue, and Agree.
Select the USB installer and click continue
Now select the macOS Catalina, and click continue.
Note: If you didn’t see the macOS Catalina on the macOS selection, it means macOS Catalina does not exist on the Application folder. In that case, be sure that you have stored the macOS Catalina in the Application Store.
In the Bootloader configuration window, select UEFI Boot Mode indeed it recommends you select UEFI Boot Mode. Or if your device is not compatible with UEFI select Legacy Boot Mode, then click continue.
In this step, there is two optional Graphics configuration. First: For a desktop system with an older system ATI graphics cards such as ATI Radeon select the first option. Second: For a desktop system with an older NVIDIA graphics cards such as Geforce 8xxx and others, select the second option, then click continue.
Verify the installation methods and click continue
Type your password and click OK then click continue.
This process will take some times and it also depends on your USB Drive speed. Be patient until it should be completed, once it completed Quit the Unibeast.
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