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Run a macOS High Sierra Mac OS X Virtual Machine on Windows


macOS, the operating system previously known as Mac OS X, is beautiful, stable, and typically attached to a $1000+ MacBook / iMac. If we want to run macOS on a Windows PC, without the very particular hardware required for Hackintosh, a Mac OS X virtual machine is the next best thing. And, best of all, it won't cost a dime. Here's how to install the latest macOS High Sierra on a VMware or Virtualbox virtual machine.

Why run a Mac OS X virtual machine?

There are a few circumstances when a Windows user might need access to a Mac OS X installation.

One example is programmers who need to use the Apple-exclusive XCode to develop and test iOS or macOS apps.

The same goes with iMovie and Final Cut Pro for moviemakers and editors, GarageBand and Apple Logic Pro for creators and sound engineers, and more professional applications with no Windows version.

Then again, we might just be curious about Apple's operating system and want to see what the fuss is all about.

Whatever the reason, a Mac OS X virtual machine is the cheapest way to try out the latest OS from Cupertino. Cheapest as in "free." Sure beats buying a four-figure MacBook Pro.

In case you are not familiar with virtual machines, it's a way to emulate an entirely different computer system within our PC. For more information, you can check out our guide:

What is a Virtual Machine and Why Would I Need One?

We have also covered how to create a Windows Virtual Machine, both in Windows and Linux operating systems.

How To Create a Windows Virtual Machine in Linux and Windows

Creating a Windows virtual machine is exceedingly simple. It is arguably easier than installing Windows on our PC.

However, creating a Mac OS X virtual machine is not officially supported by Apple. The company only wants to see macOS running on the Mac hardware because this is what they are selling.

Hence, we will have to run through a couple of hoops to get the VM up and running. Nothing too complicated, though. In this guide, we will cover the creation of the virtual machine both with VMware Player and VirtualBox, for Intel and AMD processors.

Hardware requirements for a Mac OS X virtual machine

It goes without saying that running any kind virtual machine demands a relatively powerful PC for a smooth experience. After all, the hardware needs to run two operating systems simultaneously.

With a powerful enough system, we can even run virtual machines one inside the other, like Russian nesting dolls.

Nested Virtualization - How Deep can we Go?

To begin with, we must have at least 4GB of RAM, ideally 8GB or more. The speed of RAM is not of much consequence; we are just looking for lots of it.

A multi-core CPU is also important. We should have a processor with at least four cores, 3rd gen Core i5 or equivalent. The Mac OS X virtual machine might work on a two-core CPU, but the experience will probably be less than smooth.

Of course, it's a given that our CPU must support IOMMU virtualization: VT-x for Intel and AMD-V for AMD. This is not a problem for most modern CPUs, but it doesn't hurt to check. The quickest way is to run the freeware Securable app.

Another important thing is to have virtualization activated on the BIOS/UEFI. Even with a virtualization-capable CPU, if the function is not enabled, it won't do much good. The Mac OS X virtual machine will probably not start at all, with an error message.

Check out this guide to make sure you have virtualization enabled in your BIOS/UEFI.

Finally, if our VM creator of choice is VMware Workstation Player, we will also need a 64bit version of Windows 7, 8, or 10. That is because VMware has deprecated the 32bit edition of the player since a few versions back.

After all, a 32bit operating system will only recognize 4GB of RAM, which isn't the best case scenario to run a VM.

In conclusion, we need at minimum:

  • 4GB of RAM (ideally 8GB or more)
  • Four-core CPU with virtualization capability
  • Virtualization enabled in the BIOS/UEFI
  • 64bit Windows

Newest macOS version: High Sierra 10.13

On September 25th, 2017, Apple released the latest version of macOS with the code name "High Sierra," which replaced the older Sierra 10.12.

However, it was not a massive upgrade from the previous version. On the contrary, mac OS High Sierra is more like a simple update, with some added features.

The company focused on video streaming, a smoother gaming experience, and data management. Furthermore, with High Sierra 10.13, the OS is more stable and responsive.

Intel CPUs

Having an Intel CPU is the easiest way to run a Mac OS X virtual machine. That is because Mac computers and laptops use Intel CPUs exclusively, and therefore the virtualization is straightforward, from a technical point of view.

Download the macOS High Sierra image

So, we have to download the Intel version of the Mac OS X virtual machine. We can find the Intel version here, courtesy of the excellent fellows at Techsviewer.

Because of the size of the file, which is 5.8GB, we might hit the Google Drive bandwidth limit for the hosting account.

We can easily bypass this restriction by signing into our Google Drive account.

In case you have never used Google Drive, it's the same account you probably have for Gmail, YouTube, or any other Google service. Or you can just create a new one.

Having signed into our account, we right-click the file and select "Make a copy."

Then we navigate to "My Drive," right-click and download the copy.

Google will throw a warning that it can't scan the file for viruses. We just download anyway. Since it is a large file, this can take a while, depending on our internet connection speed.

After a successful download, it's a good idea to remove the copy from your Google Drive. If we don't, it will take up a large part of the free 15GBs of space.

Decompress the image

Now that we have it on our computer, we notice that it is a .rar compressed file, which Windows can't open and decompress with the integrated utility.

So, we will need a third-party app. Two excellent freeware apps are 7-zip and Peazip. For this guide, we used 7-zip.

With 7-zip installed, we just need to right-click at the file, and navigate the context menu to 7-Zip -> Extract Here.

This will produce a folder with all the necessary files.

The next step is to install either the VMware Workstation Player or VirtualBox. Both apps have free versions for personal use, and both are equally capable of handling the Mac OS X virtual machine.

Which one you select is a matter of personal preference. We will present the procedure for both.

VMware Workstation Player

VMware is one of the leading companies in virtualization. Their vSphere ESXi Hypervisor is an industry standard for server virtualization.

But the company also serves the needs of the regular users, with VMware Workstation Pro and the free VMware Workstation Player.

Download and install VMware Workstation Player

At the time of this writing, the latest version of VMware Workstation Player 12 is 12.5.7, available for 64-bit Windows and Linux operating systems.

There is also a later VMware Workstation Player version 14. However, as of this writing, an essential patch to allow VMware to support the Mac OS X virtual machine is not available for v.14.

Thus, we have to stick to 12 for the time being. There is no version 13, probably VMware considered it bad luck, or was afraid its customers would do so.

Installation is easy, and it won't try to install third-party software. It's essential, though, to install VMware Workstation Player at the default path C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player.

If we change the installation folder, the patch we mentioned earlier won't work.

Optionally, we can uncheck the "Help improve VMware Workstation 12 Player".

The first time we run the VMware Workstation Player, it will ask us whether we have a bought license key for professional use.

To use the program for free, we just enter an email address. It doesn't even need to be valid; VMware won't request any confirmation.

Unlock VMware Player for the Mac OS X virtual machine

By default, VMware player cannot run a Mac OS X virtual machine on Windows. We need to patch the player to unlock this capability manually.

For that end, we will use the unlocker that the splendid fellows at InsanelyMac have created.

We will have to download the following file.

Versions of VMware player later than 12 will probably require a newer unlocker.

You will find the latest available here. You need to sign up to the InsanelyMac forum to download it.

After downloading the "unlocker208.zip" file (or whichever newer version exists when you are reading this guide), make sure to open your "Local Disk (C:)" drive...

...and extract the contents of the .zip file inside.

If you did it correctly, you will have an unlocker208 (or whichever newer version) folder in your C: drive, which will contain the patch files.

This is vital for the correct application of the patch. A few readers in the comments section had a problem running the unlocker from their D: drive, or from a path that contained spaces, e.g. "C:\My Downloads\unlocker."

Having a single-named folder at the root of the primary local disk C: offers the highest possible compatibility.

Next, we need to make sure VMware Workstation Player is not running.

Finally, we right-click on the "win-install" Windows command script inside the unlocker208 folder, and select "Run as administrator."

After we confirm this action, a command line window will come up and execute a series of commands to patch VMware Workstation Player to run a Mac OS X virtual machine.

Pay close attention to these commands, which will only be onscreen for a couple of seconds.

If you see any "File not found" and "the system cannot find the file specified" messages, it means that the patcher has failed. The reason probably is that you didn't install VMware Workstation Player in the default folder "C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player."

Success or fail, the command-line window will automatically close at the end of the process.

Create the MacOS High Sierra virtual machine

With the patch finished, we can open the VMware Workstation Player again. We proceed to create a new virtual machine.

On the first screen, we select "I will install the operating system later."

On the next screen, we select "Apple Mac OS X," and "macOS 10.12" as the version. As of this writing and with the current 2.0.8 patch, there is no 10.13 option.

We choose a name for the virtual machine, and optionally change the location, in case our C: drive doesn't have enough storage capacity for the Mac OS X virtual machine.

Whether we leave the default location or select a different folder, it is imperative that we remember or write down the path. We will need to change the contents of a file there later on.

Finally, we leave the maximum disk size as is, and select "Store virtual disk as a single file."

On the last window, we will review our choices. If everything is in order, we click on "Finish."

Edit the virtual machine's settings

Back on the VMware Workstation Player interface, we select "Edit virtual machine settings."

First order of business, and if our system has at least 8GB RAM, we increase the VM's ram to 4GB (4096MB). This will help the Mac OS X virtual machine to run a lot smoother.

If our PC only has 4GB of total RAM, we can't give it all to the virtual machine. We must leave the default 2GB.

If we have a four-core i5, we must also leave the processors at "2". With an i7, we can increase them to "4".

Should we overdo it with the cores and assign more than our CPU has, we will get an error message.

Next, we select the 40GB Hard Disk (SATA) we created earlier, straight-up remove it, and then click on "Add."

We leave the first item selected, "Hard Disk" and click "Next."

Leave the SATA (Recommended). Next.

On the third page of the wizard, we choose "Use an existing virtual disk." Next.

On the "Select an Existing Disk" window, we click on "Browse."

We must now make a choice, where we want to have the Mac OS X virtual disk permanently saved. Because once we connect the disk to the virtual machine, if we move it we will have to go again through this whole process of removing and adding a drive.

Feel free to move it anywhere on the disk, even on a secondary drive.

After we move it to the desired location, we go back to VMware and choose the .vdmk file.

Finally, we press "Finish."

Last, but not least, we navigate to CD/DVD (SATA) and uncheck the "Connect at power on" option.

There is only one final step before we start our Mac OS X virtual machine.

Edit the VMX file

Remember when we advised you to write down the path where we created the Mac OS X virtual machine? This is where we are going to need it.

The default path is in our Documents -> Virtual Machines, in a folder named like the virtual machine.

Inside we will find a VMware virtual machine configuration (.vmx) file, again with the name of the virtual machine. If you gave the VM a risqué name, you are probably regretting it by now.

We right-click the file and select "Open with...".

We click on "More apps"...

...select Notepad and click OK.

At the bottom of the file, we paste the following line:

smc.version = "0"

We save and close the file.

Starting the Mac OS X virtual machine on VMware

We are now ready to start the virtual machine, from the "Play virtual machine" button.

We will get a couple of messages from the application, as we would on any first-run virtual machine.

Had everything gone well, we will soon see the familiar logo.

It might seem stuck near the end, but just give it a couple of minutes, and soon the set-up screen for macOS High Sierra will emerge.

Fun fact: we wrote this guide on Ubuntu Linux, running a Windows 10 virtual machine, running the Mac OS X virtual machine. A turducken of operating systems, if you will.

Later on the guide, we will see the full procedure to set up macOS High Sierra on our Mac OS X virtual machine, as well as how to install the VMware tools.


The creator of VirtualBox was the German corporation Innotek GmbH, back in 2007. In 2008, Sun Microsystems acquired Innotek. In 2010 Oracle Corporation bought Sun Microsystems, and re-branded VirtualBox as "Oracle VM VirtualBox."

Even though it changed many hands, VirtualBox has always been a popular virtualization application, with numerous features. All in all, a worthy opponent to VMware's free solution.

So, if you are already using VirtualBox and prefer it instead of VMware Workstation Player, here's how to install a Mac OS X virtual machine when you have an Intel CPU.

Download and install VirtualBox

We will find the latest VirtualBox version here. As of this writing, the current version is 5.1.30.

The installation is dead simple, and won't try to force upon us any unwanted third-party applications. Just click on "Next-next-next."

Create the MacOS High Sierra virtual machine on VirtualBox

After the installation, we open the program and select "New."

On the pop-up window, we choose a name for the virtual machine. Just to make things easier, we went for "macOS." On "Type" we choose "Mac OS X, " and as for the version, we have to select "macOS 10.13 High Sierra (64-bit)."

On the next screen, if we have the RAM to spare, we allocate at least 4096MB RAM.

Finally, on the last screen, we choose the last option, to use an existing hard disk drive. We then click on the folder icon and navigate to where we extracted the Virtual Machine Disk Format (.vmdk) file, and open it.

With the right virtual disk selected, we click on "Create."

Edit virtual machine settings

With our new Mac OS X virtual machine selected, we click on "Settings."

At the "System" section, we uncheck the Floppy drive from the boot order and make sure the Chipset is IHC9.

On the "Processor" tab, we allocate two Processors, or more if we have a Core i7 CPU with threads to spare.

At the "Display" section, we set the maximum Video Memory of 128MB.

On the "Network" section, we make sure the options are as follows:

Finally, we go back to "General" and write down the exact name we gave to the virtual machine because we are going to need it.

We save the changes with OK and close VirtualBox completely. It is vital that Virtualbox isn't running for the next part of the guide.

Adding some code

Up until now, the procedure for the Mac OS X virtual machine on VirtualBox was more or less the same as with any other type of virtual machine.

Alas, for the Mac OS X virtual machine to work, we need to add some code, which might scare people who don't have much experience with that.

Not to worry, though. The task is simple. First, we open a Windows command line, with administrator privileges. In any version of Windows, the way to do that is to search for CMD, right-click "Command Prompt" and select "Run as Administrator."

Then, we just copy the following code, paste it into the command prompt, and press Enter.

cd "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\"

We do the same with the following lines of code, one by one. Every command is in a single line.

If you gave a name different than macOS to your virtual machine on the "General" section, you must also replace it on each of the following commands.

VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "macOS" --cpuidset 00000001 000106e5 00100800 0098e3fd bfebfbffVBoxManage setextradata "macOS" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct" "iMac11,3"VBoxManage setextradata "macOS" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemVersion" "1.0"VBoxManage setextradata "macOS" "VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiBoardProduct" "Iloveapple"VBoxManage setextradata "macOS" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/DeviceKey" "ourhardworkbythesewordsguardedpleasedontsteal(c)AppleComputerInc"VBoxManage setextradata "macOS" "VBoxInternal/Devices/smc/0/Config/GetKeyFromRealSMC" 1

After we have successfully entered all the commands, without any errors, we can close the command line, open VirtualBox and start the Mac OS X virtual machine.

At first, it will show some code...

...then a gray screen for a few seconds, and finally the macOS High Sierra installation.

Later on the guide, we will see the full procedure to set up macOS High Sierra on our Mac OS X virtual machine.


As we mentioned, the fact that Apple computers exclusively use Intel CPUs makes it harder to run a Mac OS X virtual machine on an AMD CPU.

Harder, but not impossible. Although there is no High Sierra version yet, we managed to find a macOS Sierra machine on AMD-OSX.com that will work on AMD and tried it with an FX 6300 CPU.

The same method is supposed to work on the latest Ryzen CPUs, but we didn't have a sample machine to try it. As for older processors, it will only work on AMD CPUs that support SSE 4.1 or SSE 4.2 instructions.

We can check this on CPU-World, by inputting our CPU model in the search box.

On the results, we just need to check the Features. If we find SSE 4.1 or SSE 4.2, we 're golden.

To download the Sierra machine, visit this link. At the bottom of the first message, you will find a zip file and a Dropbox link. The compressed file contains a torrent, to download the machine.

Since the file is quite large (almost 7GB), we chose the torrent method, but you can pick whichever fits you best.

Once we download it, we have to decompress it in our desired location and move onto the next step.

VMware Workstation Player

This time we won't need to apply any patches to VMware Workstation Player, opposed to Intel's method we described above.

Thus, we can use VMware version 14, which is the latest. We can find it here.

If you already have version 12, you can still follow the steps below; there is no need to upgrade VMware.

Create a new virtual machine

We will start by creating a new virtual machine.

Choose "I will install the operating system later" and press Next.

On the next screen, tick "Other" and pick "Other 64-bit" respectively.

Here, we can give our machine the desired name and choose a location. Hit Next once again.

Store virtual disk as a single file...

...and click on "Customize Hardware."

We advise you to use at least 50-65% of your available RAM and two CPU cores. For example, if you have 8GB RAM as we do, go for 4GB on the virtual machine.

In the end, we press Finish.

Add the hard drive

Now it's time to add our virtual drive. Click on "Edit virtual machine settings."

Remove the Hard Disk (IDE) and add a new drive.

Choose "Hard Disk > SATA > Use an existing virtual disk."

Next, hit Browse and locate the file you downloaded from amd-osx.com. You should move the file to your desired location before you pick it. If you decide to move it afterward, you'll have to add it again on the virtual machine.

Then, press Finish.

If we have VMware 14, the program will ask to convert the image to the newest format. We press Convert, except if we want it to be compatible with older versions of VMware.

Finally, we press OK.

We can now start the engine. We will be greeted by a black screen, where we need to press any button to continue.

On the next screen, we hit Enter.

We'll see another black screen with some running code for a few minutes.

No matter how long it takes, we wait patiently. Even if it appears to be stuck, give it at least 10 minutes before you try to restart the machine.

At the end of this process, macOS Sierra will eventually show up. We can now move on to the first time set up.

Setting up macOS High Sierra

The hard part is long gone. At this point, no matter which way we chose to create the Mac OS X virtual machine, we should be on the Welcome screen.

We select our country and click on "Continue." If we can't find our country, we can check the "Show All" checkbox.

We can also choose a different keyboard layout, or leave the default US.

Given that we went through all this trouble to create a Mac OS X virtual machine, it's a safe guess that we don't have another Mac device to transfer information.

We can sign in with our Apple ID if we have one and feel like it, but we can always skip this step and continue.

After reading the Software License Agreement, in its entirety of course, if we agree, we proceed.

We select a name and an account name. If we didn't use our Apple ID, we need to create a password as well.

We choose our time zone...

...and continue with the express set up.

We can optionally choose the Customize Settings, to tweak the location and diagnostic options. We might want to uncheck the options to send information to Apple. After all, working on a Mac OS X virtual machine, we are far from the typical macOS user.

That's it. Our Mac OS X virtual machine with macOS is ready.

Install VMware tools for Mac OS X

Everything seems perfect on the Mac OS X virtual machine, but even on a powerful computer, the mouse pointer might seem "heavy" to drag. This is easy to fix, by installing VMware tools.

First, we must download this file as a ZIP, and extract its contents.

From the VMware Workstation Player menu we select Player > Removable Devices > CD/DVD (SATA) > Settings...

On the next window, we choose "Use ISO image file" and click on Browse.

We navigate to All Tool (new) folder that we downloaded, pick the VM Tool.iso and click Open.

Check the "Connected" box.

Now, double click on VMware Tools disk on the upper right corner.

Double-click on Install VMware Tools.

Press Continue...

...and Install.

The installation will ask for our account's password.

We confirm our request.

Finally, the VMware Tools installation is over, and we need to restart our PC.

Now, the Mac OS X Virtual machine will run much smoother.


Running a Mac OS X virtual machine is not free of problems, and we may encounter one or more of the following.

Mac OS X option missing in VMware

If we can't find the "Apple Mac OS X" option when creating a virtual machine...

...it means that we didn't install the patch correctly. We need to rerun the patcher, always as an administrator, and pay attention for any error messages.

Error message: Mac OS X is not supported with binary translation

If when starting the Mac OS X virtual machine we get the message "Mac OS X is not supported with binary translation"...

...we need to activate the virtualization in our BIOS/UEFI.

Unrecoverable error on VMware

If we get a "VMware Player unrecoverable error: (vcpu-0)" error...

...then we didn't edit the VMX file correctly, adding...

smc.version = "0"

...at the bottom of it, or we failed to save the file after adding the line.

Endless code lines on VirtualBox

If VirtualBox doesn't seem to move on the first boot, then we might have failed to enter the commands correctly.

Repeat the command line part of the guide and try again.

Did you like the Mac OS X virtual machine?

A virtual machine might not be the real thing - it is, after all, an operating system running on top of our operating system. But, on a powerful computer, it can be pretty close.

Did you like your new Mac OS X virtual machine? Did it work well on your PC and were you able to run the Mac OS X exclusive software you always wanted? Leave us a comment.

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VMware Fusion - Windows внутри Mac OS – Проект AppStudio

При всех недостатках платформы Windows приходится признать, что это самая популярная операционная система в мире, и программ под неё пишется больше всего. Конечно, мир софта для Маков тоже очень обширен, и практически для каждой программы под Windows можно отыскать аналог под Macintosh, но это не означает, что у вас не возникнет острой необходимости в запуске Windows на Маке. Решить эту проблему можно двумя способами. Первый — установка Windows в специальный раздел Boot Camp. После инсталляции дополнительных драйверов от Apple Windows на Маке будет чувствовать себя отлично. Но главный минус — это необходимость перезагружать компьютер, чтобы поработать в другой системе. Второй способ — это виртуальные машины, которые позволяют внутри одной системы запустить другую. Одной из самых популярных виртуальных машин является VMware Fusion. Обзору третьей, недавно вышедшей версии программы мы посвятим данный материал.

Учтите, что сравнивать виртуальные машины с Boot Camp в плане производительности бессмысленно (несмотря на все красивые рекламные лозунги производителей). Реальная система, загружаемая по-настоящему, всегда будет производительнее системы, загружаемой внутри другой. Поэтому поиграть в современные PC-игры без Boot Camp у вас вряд ли получится. А вот запустить небольшую, но привычную по Windows программу для пары-тройки операций в виртуальной машине вполне возможно.

Кстати, Fusion позволяет запустить не только Windows во всех ипостасях вплоть до недавно вышедшей Windows 7, но и FreeBSD, Ubuntu, openSUSE и другие Linux-системы, а также Mac OS X 10.5 и 10.6 в обычной и серверной редакциях (не знаем, зачем может понадобиться запускать Mac OS X внутри Mac OS X).

После установки VMware Fusion предложит вам несколько альтернатив:

  • запустить в Mac OS X систему Windows, уже установленную на разделе Boot Camp
  • сконвертировать реальный PC-компьютер в виртуальную машину на Маке
  • создать новую виртуальную машину
Стартовое окно VMware Fusion

Займёмся последним вариантом, поскольку именно он предоставляет максимум выбора. Итак, нас ждёт мастер с достаточно большим количеством шагов.

В первую очередь, вас попросят вставить диск с Windows (или с другой операционной системой). Но знайте: установить систему не обязательно с физического диска. Гораздо удобнее (и быстрее) сделать это из образа, например, в формате .iso или .img. Если вы качали Windows из Интернета, то вы получите как раз такой образ.

Выбираем, откуда ставить Windows

Ещё один вариант — готовый виртуальный диск, т.е. файл образа диске не с установочными файлами, а с уже установленной системой.

Далее нас попросят подтвердить устанавливаемую версию системы:

Все поддерживаемые версии Windows

Потом можно сразу ввести регистрационную информацию для Windows — имя пользователя, пароль и серийный номер системы. Это избавит вас от диалоговых окон в процессе установки.

Регистрационные сведения Windows

Затем вам предстоит важный выбор способа интеграции виртуальной машины. Предлагаются две альтернативы: режим Unity (запуск Windows-программ в отдельных окнах внутри Mac OS X) или традиционный режим (когда система Windows запускается в своём окне, а внутри него запускаются программы). Эти настройки можно поменять в любой момент.

Выбор режима интеграции

После этого вам ещё раз покажут все настройки и предложат их поменять в случае необходимости. Затем виртуальная машина запустится и начнётся установка системы.

Завершение настройки машины

Установка идёт довольно долго. На её скорость будет сильно влиять мощность вашего процессора и количество оперативной памяти.

Установка Windows

После многочисленных виртуальных перезагрузок внутри Windows установятся драйверы VMware и можно будет начинать пользоваться системой. Но сначала рекомендуем вам выключить виртуальный компьютер и заглянуть в его настройки (кнопка Settings в правой секции главного окна Fusion).

Дополнительные настройки виртуальной машины

Самые главные пункты в этом меню:

  • Sharing отвечает за интеграцию папок между реальной и виртуальной системой. Вы можете создать сколько угодно таких точек соприкосновения систем
  • Processors & RAM на 99% определяет быстродействие виртуальной машины. Рекомендовать определённые значения нельзя, нужно поэкспериментировать и подобрать лучший вариант
Настройки процессора и оперативки
  • AutoProtect позволяет делать снимки системы, которые позволяют восстановить виртуальную машину к исходному состоянию в случае возникновения проблем.

Остальные пункты связаны с подключением к машине различных реальных устройств (звука, видео, дисководов, флешек и пр.).

С традиционным режимом работы VMware вы разберётесь без труда, стоит лишь запомнить пару полезных комбинаций:

  • Ctrl+Alt перемещает курсор из виртуальной машины в реальную
  • Ctrl+Cmd+U переключает машину между традиционным режимом и режимом Unity
  • Ctrl+Cmd+Enter включает или отключает полноэкранный режим

VMware в любом из режимов работы полностью поддерживает Drag&Drop. Перетащить можно всё что угодно и откуда угодно.

И ещё пара слов о режиме Unity. В нём вы не увидите рабочего стола Windows, а все программы будут запускаться вот в таких вот окнах (с отдельной иконкой в Доке):

Режим Unity

Возникает вопрос — а как запускать программы, если не видно кнопки «Пуск»? Ответ прост — загляните в меню VMware Fusion в менюбаре. Там вы обнаружите все привычные опции:

Выпадающее меню Fusion

Fusion 3 получилась очень хорошей средой для создания виртуальных машин. Придраться почти не к чему: дизайн и эргономика отлично продуманы, стабильность тоже на высоте. Немного не хватает разве что русской локализации самой программы. Но благодаря информативным иконкам разобраться в программе сможет любой пользователь.

Заказать пробную версию VMware Fusion 3 (426,4 МБ)


Установка Mac OS X Leopard на виртуальную машину VmWare ~ Блог IT'шника

  В сети описано много способов установки MacOS на виртуальные машины, однако не один у меня не заработал. OS либо не устанавливалась либо не загружалась. Однако после пары часов плясок с бубном получилось таки.   И так что необходимо:   - Образ iDeneb 10.5.7    - VmWare Player 3.x   - vmdonk.iso   - Daemon Tools или другой виртуальник   - драйвер дисплея VmSVGA  (более свежая версия 1.2.3) - аудио драйвер и программка kextInstaller Устанавливаем необходимый софт.Монтируем образ iDeneb 10.5.7: Далее настроим VmWare:  1. Создаём виртуальную машину: 2. Выбираем виртуальный привод с образом iDeneb:  3. Выбираем тип операционной системы FreeBSD:  4. Задаём имя виртуальной машины и путь к образу будущего диска:  5. Указываем размер диска, я указал 8,0Gb. Для установки необходимо минимум 6,5 Gb:  6. Снимаем галку "Power on...". Нажимаем Customize Hardware:  7. Памяти ставим гигабайт, 2 процессора, выбираем дисководом виртуальный привод,удаляем Floppy:  8. Ставим галку Accelerate 3D graphics:  9. Нажимаем Finish:  10. Теперь идём через проводник по пути в шаге №4, открываем файл имямашины.VMX блокнотом. В строке guestOS freebsd заменяем на darwin, в конец добавляем строку paevm = "TRUE", сохраняем:  11.  Запускаем виртуальную машину:  12. Входим в bios нажав F2. Выбираем Advanced ->  I/O Device Configuration:  13. Ставим везде Disabled, нажимаем F10 чтобы сохранится:  14. После перезагрузки нажимаем F8:  15. Набираем ключ "-v", Enter 16. Поехало:  17. Выбираем русский:  18. Выбираем Служебные программы-> Дисковые утилиты:  19. Форматируем диск. Выбираем наш диск, "Разбить диск на разделы",   схема томов выбираем "Раздел 1", применить. После нажимаем красный кружок слева вверху.  20. Нажимаем продолжить:   21. Соглашаемся, выбираем жёсткий диск, заходим в настройки, там выбираем ядро Voodoo, можно выбрать русский языковой пакет:   22. Система начинает установку, ждём, когда будет написано "Осталось около минуты" может пройти и все 10 минут :)   23. Когда система потребует перезагрузки, нажмите перезагрузить и сразу же закройте виртуальную машину, нажав на крестик.   24. Теперь монтируем в виртуальный привод Daemon Tools vmdonk.iso   25. Запускаем виртуальную машину. Жмём Enter. Когда появится такое окно (вводим 80, потом ещё раз Enter):  26. А вот и долгожданная загрузка. Когда нужно будет зарегистрироваться просто пропускаем. Затем вводим имя пользователя и пароль.   27. Вуаля: Для более удобной работы поставим драйвер на дисплей VMSvga . Перекинуть файл на MacOS можно при помощи флэшки (внизу значок подключения/отключения флэшки): После установки драйвера, заходим в настройки дисплея: Выбираем нужное разрешение. Затем можно растянуть на весь экран, в итоге: Можно поставить и драйвер звука AppleAC97Audio.kext при помощи программки kextInstaller, перетянув kext на иконку программы. Со звуком возможны проблемы: подвисания. Для работы интернета нужно в настройках виртуальной машины выбрать NAT: Видео работы:

Рад, если кому-то статья будет полезной.


Install Mac OS X Yosemite in VMWare inside Windows PC » Macdrug

In this tutorial, I show you how to install, setup and run Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Yosemite (10.10), Maverick (10.9) with VMWare Workstation 11 inside Windows PC.

You have a PC or even a Laptop which is not Macbook, but you are so curious about Mac OS system, which is really modern and stable in using and much more beautiful than Windows? Why don’t you try to install Mac OS X Yosemite in a virtual machine inside the Windows?

I am running Mac OS X inside Windows?

Let’s do it.

Hardware requirements to run smoothly Yosemite using VMWare inside Windows

Ram: You need at lest 4Gb of Ram. 8Gb is recommended.CPU: Intel Core i3, Core i5 or Core i7. Core i5 supports Intel Virtualization VT-x, and Core i7 is much better since it supports VT-d (IO Direct) which facilitate virtual machine access Hardwares of PC quicker.HDD (Hard drive): SSD absolutely perfect. However SATA hard drive are alright.

Softwares, apps and tools need to be prepared

You need 4 things: VMWare Workstation, Mac OS X Yosemite VMDK setup image, VMWare Mac OS Unlocker and VMWare Tools.

  • VMWare Workstation 11 full version download.
  • Softwares update function in Mac OS X 10.7.
  • Download VMWare Mac OS Unlocker 2.0.8 from here
  • Download VMWare Tools here
  • Mac OS X 10.7 lion VMDK (Mac OS X Lion Installer.vmdk) setup image download link:
You can upgrade to Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 from 10.7 later though Mac OS X update software.

Step by step to install Mac OS X Yosemite into Windows on PC

Step 1: Install and setup VMWare Workstation 11

It is easy, download the VMWare Workstation 11 full version via the link above and install and setup as usual.

Step 2: Extract Unlocker, run win-install.cmd file

It takes some moments to patch VMWare completely.

Step 3: Create a new virtual machine in VMWare
  • You now need to create a new virtual machine in VMWare to install Yosemite into. And then we need to customize and make the machine compatible.
  • Custom (Advanced) > Hardware (Choose Workstation 10 since it supports VMWare Fusion while Hardware 11 does not) > Next > I will install… later…> choose Mac OS X > Choose Mac OS X 10.7

If VMWare Workstation 11 does not show Apple Mac OS X option at Guest operating system, you missed the step 2 of  Running VMware Unlocker 2.0.8

  • Then click on Next > choose location direction to save the output > Firmware Type (choose EFI) > Processors (take standard) > Ram (Take standard) > Network (choose NAT) > Next ….until finish.

Step 4: Go back VMWare interface, select Mac OS X 10.7 and click on “Edit virtual machine settings”

  • Click on Add, a new window coming up. Choose Hard Disk at Hardware.

  • Next > Next > chose “Use an existing virtual disk” > Next > Disk File: go to the location that the Mac OS X Lion Installer.vmdk was downloaded > Click on Finish.
  • You now can click on Start to begin installing Mac OS X in VMWare.

It should be easy in next steps and you would handle well.

Install VMWare Tools in Mac OS X Virtual machine

This is important. VMWare Tools is set of drivers that make Mac OS X able to:

  • Automatically adjust the screen resolution to fit the screen (View -> Autosize -> Autofit Guest).
  • Drag and Drop file between Windows and Mac OS X Virtual machine.
  • Share data between Windows and Mac OS X.

How to install? From the Menu –> Removable Devices –> CD/DVD –> Setting –> Choose “Use iso image file” –> Locate VMWare Folder (“C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\”) –> Select Darwin.iso –> Open –> OK.

Update: At for Mac OS 10.10 and 10.9, we use VMWareTools (darwin-fusion7.iso).

After all processes finished completely, you will be able to update to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite from Mac OS X 10.7 at your demand like the title of this article.

Other keywords might related to this topic:

  • Mac OS X and VMWare
  • Yosemite and VMWare
  • How to install Mac OS X Yosemite in WMWare workstation
  • How to install Mac OS X Yosemite inside Window
  • OS X 10.10 Yosemite on VMware workstation

New update: For any troubles and you can not get it done by following this instruction, look at our another solution: Install OS X Yosemite/El Capitan on VMware Workstation 11 in Windows.


How to Install Mac OS X El Capitan on VMware on PC

It is now possible and remarkably easy to use OS X El Capitan on VMware following Apple’s live changing move geared towards improving its OS X software for desktop operating system. Mac OS El Captain was publicly launched on Wednesday the 30th of September last year. This tutorial provides a clear and systematic guideline with respect to downloading and installing Mac OS X El Capitan on a PC.

Though it is hectic, complicated and tiresome to install MAC OS X on non- Apple hardware, this guide book provides an easy way out. The foremost thing is to have a VMware Player which is free. Alternatively, VMware Workstation which is paid for may work equally well. However, it is better to user VMware Player.

OS X 10.11 Image:

Google Drive (One Full): https://goo.gl/zGI6v7Google Drive (One Full): https://goo.gl/0HKiW9Fix Download Limit: https://techsviewer.com/fix-download-limitTorren.t: https://goo.gl/WH5bWc

Tool (New): https://goo.gl/Q3ls9GTool: https://goo.gl/9cpCnDVMware Player 12.5: https://goo.gl/spT8G6

Understanding What VMware is?

Fundamentally, VMware is a program which allows the user to install and run OS X that is Intel-based as well as one with AMD processor. This convenience makes VMware Player the most appropriate program to use for this purpose.


On VMware player as well as workstation, one can conveniently upgrade the existing El Capitan on simulated machine available on Windows on PC. Moreover, windows 10 can host the most recent El Capitan 10.11.4 with the help of VMware player and workstation.

For Application developers, using OS X El Capitan on VMware offers an added advantage. One can acquire skills on Xcode and use the new features supported by Mac OS X El Capitan and most importantly installing Applications on OS X El Capitan on VMware without necessarily having to install it.

Running the OS X El Capitan on VMware on PC maybe somewhat hectic and may probably take a toll on one’s additional energy . Nevertheless, the benefits associated with this bold and sophisticated move towards effectiveness and convenience is never disappointing. It works meticulously once it is done.

Steps to Install OS X 10.11 El Capitan on VMware on PC

Step 1: Download Image and Extract file with Winrar or 7zip

You can download winrar then install it. Right click part 1 then select Extract here.

Extract File with WinRar
Step 2: Patch the VMware using Unlocker

Open Folder \unlock all\windows; Right Click install.cmd, Click Run as Administrator.:

Install Unlock-er

Once it has successfully patched the VMware Player or VMware workstation, you should be able to see the Mac OS X guest support as shown below:

OS X on VMware
Step 3: Create New Virtual Machine

Open VMware Player or Workstation then select “create new virtual mahine”,Guest OS: Apple Mac OS XVersion: Mac OS X 10.11

Create New Virtual Machine

Name and New Virtual Machine Disk:

Name and Virtual Machine Disk
Step 4: Edit Your Virtual Machine

Click “Edit Virtual Machine Setting” Select Harddisk (Sata) Click Remove:

Edit Virtual Machine – Remove Harddisk

Click Add – Hard Disk – SATA, Click “Use an Existing Virtual Disk”, Browse to your Image location D:\..\OS X El Capitan..vmdk file then click Open

Edit Virtual Machine – Add Harddisk

You can set up Ram with 2.56 to 4 GB and your processor is 2 to 4 core:

Edit Virtual Machine
Step 5: Edit VMX File

Open Your vmx file with Notepad:

Edit vmx File

Copy then Paste this code: smc.version = "0"

Edit vmx file with Code
Step 6:Done! Play Your OS X El Capitan on VMware on Windows
OS X El Capitan on PC

New Tutorial: How to Install macOS High Sierra on VMware on Windows

Enable VT-X in BIOS to Fix this problem: “Mac OS X is not supported with binary translation. To run Mac OS X you need a host on which VMware Player supports Intel VT-x or AMD-V”


How to Install MacOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware Step by Step?

Hey, here’s how to install macOS High Sierra 10.13 step by step recently published, which might be coolest, check out this or you’ll realize!!

Click here and go now!

The new MacOS Sierra is out and has been installed on almost all of the Mac’s because it’s new features going to get better and better. While it has spirit everywhere, especially, Siri which is more compatible and smart and finds the best results for you. Moreover, you have the universal clipboard, auto unlocks with Apple Watch and much more. Sounds exciting? Do you think it’s only for Mac users or you can’t install it? ha, of course, no, because you can do them all just in Windows using VMware within some easy steps. However, as we have covered the previous OS X El Capitan installation on VMware, this time again we’re having a surprising gift for our users means we’ve covered this too, so let’s get started.

Hey, check out this fantastic latest macOS High Sierra installation guide

Install MacOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware Step by Step Guide

Hey, before beginning the installation you need to take care them in order to install it fully on your computer.

Minimum system requirements

  • 2GB Memory(RAM)
  • Number of Processors: 2
  • Hard Disk: 80GB
  • Graphics memory: 256 MB

Now download the Winrar files from below you need:-

Latest preview: 10.12 Final (16A323). September 20, 2016

Important Note: Before begin installing MacOS Sierra, make sure you have enabled Virtualization on your PC and VMware too. Here’s how to do it:-

Step 1# Create a New Virtual Machine

After finishing the steps above, now it’s time to begin start virtualizing and installing Mac OS Sierra. Let’s get started.

#1. Open File Explorer and navigate to unlocker208 extracted files and right click on win-install and select Run as administrator, when the windows ask your permission click Yes. This will unlock or start VMware services of Mac so that you can choose and install Mac on VMware.


#2. Now open VMware and click on File>New virtual machine(Ctrl+N), when the new virtual machine wizard pops up, just click Next.

New virtual machine wizard

#3. In this step, you’ve to select I will install the operating system later and click Next.

Guest OS Installation

#4. Here you need to select Apple Mac OS X as operating system and choose 10.11 from OS X version then click Next.

Select an OS

#5. Customize your virtual machine name and location for the installation like the shot and hit Next.

Customize the VM

#6. Now you don’t need to do anything just hit Next due to we won’t use the drive for our installation.

Specify Disk

#7. Everything is ready now, customize hardware if needed or finalize the virtual machine settings creation by hitting Finish.

Ready to install

Step 2# Edit the Virtual Machine & Replace the VM Hard Disk

When the virtual machine created, point out your mouse on Edit virtual machine settings and click on it.

Notice: After the virtual machine has been created, don’t turn it on otherwise you might lose the virtual machine and begin the steps from the beginning.

Edit virtual machine settings

Now here you can increase memory, processor if your system allows you and then select Hard Disk option and click Remove. When the hard disk removed, click Add then select Hard Disk and click Next.

Virtual machine settings

On this page, let all things by default, just click Next.

Select a disk type

Here you need to select use an existing virtual disk and click Next.

Select a disk

Now browse the VMDK file of MacOS Sierra from the extracted folder that you had downloaded then click Finish then click Ok on virtual machine settings.

Select an existing disk

Step 3# Edit the Virtual Machine (VMX) & Write Down the Command

It’s time to edit the VMX file of the virtual machine, to do that navigate to the macOS Sierra virtual machine files you had created and right-click on it and open it with Notepad.

open the virtual machine with Notepad

When the file opened, scroll to the end and type the command down then press Ctrl+S to save it.

smc.version = “0”

Note: If you got the error later saying the value 0 in Smc.version = “0” is not valid, take away the quotations and it will work.

Smc.version = 0


Stuck booting up or can’t change the screen or do you have another problem? No matter, here’s the solution, click the link below and try one the solution methods from the list.

Step #4 Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware

All right and now what you’re going to do next is power on the VM by clicking on the button above Power on this virtual machine.

When the VM powered on, on the first screen you’ll see the welcome page, choose your country then click Continue. This installation is similar to other OS X installation, so just enjoy.

Welcome Page

Now choose a keyboard layout and hit Continue.

Keyboard Selection

Select Don’t transfer any information now and hit enter.

Transfer Information to this Mac

It’s your choice whether you allow or disallow location services, choose one and click Continue.

Enable Location Services

On this page, sign in with your Apple ID otherwise select Don’t sign in and Continue or if you don’t have an Apple ID and want to create one here’s how to do:-

How to Create an Apple ID Without a Credit Card? 

Sign in with your Apple ID

Read the Terms and conditions fully and click Agree.

Terms & Conditions

Step #5 Personalize Your Mac

So let’s personalize our Mac by filling out the required details then Continue.

Create a computer account

Watch out, it isn’t finished it’s the final one, help Apple to improve its products and services automatically by having Diagnostics & usage just hit Continue.

Diagnostics & usage

After continuing, you’ll exactly be in MacOS Sierra and finally, you’ve got your final result.

MacOS Sierra Installed

Ok, fine that’s it,  can’t install or got confused, check out our video below based on install MacOS Sierra on VMware step by step. Notice that if you face boot manager problem or any other problems, check out the step #3 and use the code without quotation marks or you can try the whole tutorial once again if again not succeed, then try to check your laptop/PC if it’s not AMD, if it is then you can’t do it or if your system is Intel then go and check the steps clearly and check once again or do it on another computer.

And don’t forget to install VMware tools when the installation has finished, go now:-

When the VMware tools installed, now step through setting up your mac which is essential after installation. Click the link below and follow the steps.

Check out the video tutorial:


How to Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware

In this article, I am going to show you how to install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware Workstation on Windows 10. In the past, 48 hours Apple just announced the next version of Mac book’s operation system that is called by the name macOS Sierra at WWDC 2016. Well, this time also Apple has made their changes on the new version of macOS Sierra, like the very first one is that, after fifteen years, Apple has finally ditched the “OS X” moniker. All things old are new again, and the new operating system will just be called “macOS.” We don’t yet know if Sierra carries a “10.12” version number, but with developers getting their hands on the OS later today, we should soon have that question answered.

Apple’s Craig Federighi ran through a whole bunch of new features to be included in the revised operating system. He started by mentioning Continuity and Auto-Unlock, which now combine to let you seamlessly unlock a desktop or laptop Mac merely by bringing your Apple Watch close, using what Federighi described as “time-of-flight networking” to detect the watch’s proximity. It was unclear from the presentation whether or not this feature is an Apple Watch exclusive; Federighi did not explicitly say that Auto-Unlock would work with iOS devices.

Related Post:

Anyway, I’m not going to tell any more about the updates that Apple made in this WWDC 2016 because here you will learn how to install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware. If you want to see what’s new in macOS Sierra, iOS, watchOS and tvOS, then click here for more information and updates.

Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware

Update: The Steps below works on macOS Sierra 10.12 Final Version the nearly released by Apple. (20 September)

Now there are several materials that you have to download from the links below.

Step #1. Extract macOS Sierra Image File

Once you have downloaded the macOS Sierra image file, then you must extract it via WinRAR or 7zip. To unzip the file, just right-click on file then choose “Extract Here.“ It’ll take some minutes to obtain so wait for a while, before moving to the next step.

Extract macOS Sierra Zip file

Step #2. Install VMware Workstation on Your PC

Get the VMware from the link above. Once you have downloaded the VMware player, then Install it on your Windows PC. To install VMware, just click on the setup then hit Next and Next. Finally, click “Finished.” If you have installed already, then that’s okay.

Step #3. Install Patch Tool for VMware

Open “Patch Tool” folder then navigate to win-install and Run as Administrator. It will install the patch file in the VMware player for macOS Sierra and older versions.

Install win-install file

Step #4. Create & Edit New Virtual Machine

#1. Now open VMware and click on “File>New Virtual Machine”(Ctrl+N) then select Typical(Recommended) and click Next.

Typical Configuration

#2. Choose “I will install the operating system later” and click Next.

Guest Operating System Installation

#3. Now select “Apple Mac OS X” from operating system list then select macOS 10.12 from version and click Next.

Select a Guest Operating System

#4. Name the virtual machine macOS Sierra then browse a location to install the VMX files and click Next.

Define Virtual Machine and Choose Path

#5. Don’t Specify the disk space just select Store virtual disk as a single file and click Next. Becuase we don’t need this; we will remove it later.

Specify Disk Capacity

#6. The VMX file for macOS Sierra has been created, so go ahead and click finish.

Ready to Create Virtual Machine

Step #5. Edit Virtual Machine (Ram, CPU, Hard Disk)

#1. Open the macOS Sierra VM window then click on Edit virtual machine settings.

Edit Virtual Machine settings

Note: Don’t run the Virtual Machine before the editing steps finished successfully because it may create problems for you on further steps.

#2. Increase the Ram memory from 2 GB to 4 GB of Ram memory.

Choose Memory or Memory

#3. Increase the CPU processor core from 2 cores to 4 cores.

Set Processor to 4

#4. Now select the hard disk and click Remove.

Remove Hard Disk

#5. When the previous hard drive removed then, click Add then select Hard Disk and click Next.

Select Hard Disk

#6. Select the SATA(Recommended) virtual disk type and click Next.

Select a Disk Type

#7. Now select “Use an existing virtual disk” then click Next.

Select Disk Type

#8. Click browse and choose the VMDK file from the extracted folder(Step 1), that downloaded macOS Sierra virtual machine(VM) image and tap Finish.

Select an Existing Disk

Step #6. Edit VMX File of macOS Sierra VM files

#1. Now navigate to macOS Sierra virtual machine files that you browsed and located in step 4,4. Then navigate to the VMware virtual machine(VMX) and open it with Notepad.

Edit Virtual Machine Code

#2. Scroll down to the end, and type (smc.version = “0”) then press Ctrl+S to save it.

Edit VMX File

Step #7. Play the Virtual Machine (macOS Sierra)

Open the macOS Sierra VM window then click Power on this virtual machine. When you played the VM, then it should take you to the next step setting up macOS Sierra in VMware.If no then you may miss any action or fail in any move, comment below and we will try our best for you.

Power on this virtual Machine

Step #8. Perform a Clean Installation of macOS Sierra

Now while installing macOS Sierra or El Capitan on VMware or VirtualBox then we don’t need to install that on separate disk because while editing the VM we choose the virtual disk type SATA, and this is the one and only way for now to install macOS Sierra or El Capitan on VMware or VirtualBox. So that’s why now in the very next step we have to perform a clean installation and to set up macOS Sierra.

#1. Choose your Country and click on Continue.

Select Your Country

#2. Pick a keyboard Layout and click on Continue.

Select your Keyboard

#3. Now choose your method to transfer information to this Mac and click on Continue.

Transfer Information to this Mac

#4. Enable location services and click on Continue.

Enable Location Services

#5. In this step, you have to Sign in with your Apple ID. If you have one, then create a free Apple ID to the article, how to create an Apple ID on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. If you don’t want to sign in with Apple ID or don’t want to create Apple ID, then Choose Don’t Sign in and Click on Continue.

Sign In with Your Apple ID

#6. Agree to the Terms and Conditions.

Terms and Conditions

#7. Fill out the Full name,  Account name, Password, Hint and check the box of Set time zone based on Current location. Then finally click on Continue to create your user account for Mac OS X El Capitan, which will be installed.

Create a Computer Account

#8. Select the options for Diagnostics & Usage and click on Continue.

Diagnostics & Usage

#9. Wait a little while to Setting Up Your Mac. Then it will run to the desktop of macOS Sierra.

Setting up Your Mac

Finish Installation of macOS Sierra

After performing a clean installation and Set upping your macOS Sierra then you should see your final result that, macOS Sierra has successfully installed on VMware.

For any kinds of error while installing Mac OS X El Capitan and macOS Sierra visit this article.

Complete Guide to Fix VirtualBox Errors While Installing Mac OS X

macOS Sierra Installed on VMware

Step #9. Install VMware Tools for macOS Sierra (Full-Screen Mode)

#1. Right Click on the macOS Sierra tab then click on Removable Devices > CD/DVD (SATA) > Settings.

OS X VM Settings

#2. From the Devices Status, Check the box of Connected and Connect at power on. Then from Connection section “Select Use ISO image file:” and click on browse.

Browse ISO Image file

#3. Now Navigate to Patch Tool folder > Tools and select VM Tool.ISO file that you download and click Open.

Open VM Tools ISO File

#4. Now on the Virtual Machine settings click on OK to save the changes that you made.

Save the changes

#5. After that go to OS VM and enter full-screen mode, Wait a while for the file and then it will run automatically, so when VMware Tools dialog box appears then click on Install VMware Tools.

Vmware Tools

#6. On introduction Page click on Continue.

VMware Tools Installer

#7. Then click on Install.

Install Now

#8. Again click on Continue Installation.

Continue Installation

#9. Then type your Password and click on Install Software to allow this.

Install Software

#10. Wait for Installer to complete the installation process and when the installation was Successful then click on Restart to finish installing the software.

Restart OS X VM

Done Installation of VMware Tools

So when your OS VM reboots then VMware tools is installed on your VM, and it must work correctly like Auto selecting the Display Size and other drivers.

VMware Tools Installed

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