Install Mac OS X Yosemite on VMware, and it is the 11th major release of Mac, Apple company. Therefore, this version of Mac OS X Yosemite is 10.10 and it was the old version of macOS operating system among the other operating systems. You can recognize that Mac OS X Yosemite is older than the current macOS version. However, Mac OS X Yosemite is right now one of the most interesting operating systems. Because of it’s some outstanding and cool features, Somehow, Mac OS X Yosemite was announced by WWDC in 2014 for developers. Therefore, and the latest version of Mac was released on October-16-2014. Moreover, this operating system has a server and a Macintosh version. And Mac OS X Yosemite has one of the greatest graphic features, and many more features like using the Apps like, Safari, Keynote, Notification bar, and Calendar feature.
Install Mac OS X Yosemite on VMware-Requirements?
To install Mac OS X Yosemite operating system on Macintosh and VMware. You need some requirements for example if you want to install macOS Mountain Lion on Mac, and computer. Therefore, you need 4GB of RAM, 20GB of available storage. Above all, the system requirements below I will talk about that, just follow the article.
- MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Mini
- Mac Pro
After this all, if you are ready to install Mac OS X Yosemite on VMware. Then you need a good PC and 4GB of RAM, 20GB of Hard Drive space and your processor core should be i3 or later for better performance. Therefore, you need Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 DMG file. Here I will provide you the download link. And download VMware Player also, then download Unlocker from below-given link.
- Download Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 6 part Google Drive
- Download macOS Unlocker for VMware Workstation 11/12/14/15
Mac OS X Yosemite on VMware
Before going to create a VMware virtual machine. firstly, you need to download the Mac OS X Yosemite DMG file, then after the downloading is done, therefore, you will see that the file is compressed. For that you need to download and install WinRar, then Extract the DMG file just right click>Extract Here all the file will be unpacked from compress.
Now after you extracted the DMG file, here you need to install Unlocker tool on VMware. However, you can download Unlocker tool from the above link. You might have information about Unlocker tool, that unlocker is a light tool which allows or appear macOS operating system on VMware list. Therefore, for that select Win-Install then select Run As Administrator and wait for some seconds to install the requirement on VMware Workstation.
Create a New Virtual Machine
Step #1. Above all, now you need to create a new virtual machine for Mac OS X Yosemite, for that launch VMware Workstation and click on Create a new virtual machine.
Step #2. In the welcome wizard, select Typical(Recommended) and click Next. Or you can select Custom (Advanced) also but that can be a bit complicated for you.
Select TypicalStep #3. In this step, you need to select the installation type, whether that is installer disc, installer disc image file (ISO). But I recommend you to select the third option I will install the operating system later, and click Next.
Step #4. In this step, I told you that unlocker will unlock Apple Mac OS X on the list, in here select Mac OS and select the version then click Next.
Step #5. In this step, rename the Virtual machine whatever you want you can give the name. Then click Next.
Step #6. In this step, you need to specify the disk capacity. Therefore, as I think 20GB is enough for this installation, then select Store virtual disk as a single file and click Next.
Mac OS X Yosemite settings on VMware Workstation
After that, you are completely done with creating a new virtual machine for Mac OS X Yosemite, therefore, you need some more settings in VMware Workstation. To have better performance and clean installation of Mac OS X Yosemite on it, at the first, open VMware then click on the operating system which was created by you. Then click on Settings, and in the first step select the memory from the left-handed side then increase the size of memory.
Step #7. In this step, select processors and increase the number of processors, and the number of cores per processor. Then check to mark the Virtualize Intel VT-x/EPT or AMD-V/RVI.
Step #8. In this step, select Hard Disk (SATA) click remove, then click on Add go furthermore.
Step #9. In this step, select the Hardware type, select Hard Disk and click Next.
Step #10. In this step, select the third option and click Next.
Step #11. In this step, select a disk the second option Use an existing virtual disk and click Next.
Step #12. In this step, browse for Mac OS X Yosemite and click Open.
Step #13. Now go to documents and Virtual machine. Then Mac OS X Yosemite folder and select the below file, Open with Notepad.
Step #14. In this step, while notepad launched just type smc.version = 0 and save the notepad file.
Have a clean install of Mac OS X Yosemite
Step #1. Now you are ready to install Mac OS X Yosemite on VMware Workstation. Therefore, launch VMware while it launched click on power on this virtual machine.
Step #2. While the virtual machine opened, on the welcome screen choose your country then click Continue.
Step #2. In this step, select your keyboard and click Continue.
Step #3. Select Don’t transfer any information now and click Continue.
Step #4. Select Don’t Sign in, then click Continue and click Skip. Therefore, if you have Apple ID you can Sign with your Apple ID.
Step #5. Read carefully the terms and condition of Mac, then click Agree.
Step #6. In here, fill out the following information to create your computer account. Therefore, you need to fill the Full name, Account name, Password, and Hint and mark the Time zone. Then click Continue.
Step #7. In this step, click Continue to send Diagnostics and usages to Apple.
Step #8. In this step, wait for some seconds to set up your Mac.
Step #10. Now you are successfully done with the installation of Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 on VMware. However, enjoy this operating system as a second operating system on your Windows 10 or any other Windows.
That’s all about How to install Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 on VMware on Windows. Therefore, I hope that you enjoyed the installation process for this operating system. Then if you faced any kind of problem feel free and comment on below comment box, and share your suggestion, ideas about this article. Don’t forget to give us feedback for your more support.