How To Download And Install Mac OS ISO On Oracle Virtualbox
To download and install Mac OS ISO on Oracle VirtualBox, you will need to follow a few additional steps as compared to installing other operating systems. Here are the steps to install Mac OS on Oracle VirtualBox:
- Download and install Oracle VirtualBox on your computer. You can download the latest version of VirtualBox from the official website at https://www.virtualbox.org/.
- Download the Mac OS ISO file from a trusted source. You may be able to find a copy of the ISO file online, but be aware that downloading and using pirated software is illegal and can expose your computer to security risks.
- Once VirtualBox is installed, launch it and click the “New” button to create a new virtual machine.
- In the “Create Virtual Machine” window, enter a name for your virtual machine and select “Mac OS X” as the operating system and “Mac OS X Server (64-bit)” as the version. Click “Next” to continue.
- On the next screen, you will be asked to specify the amount of memory (RAM) you want to allocate to the virtual machine. It’s recommended to allocate at least 2GB of RAM for a smooth experience. Click “Next” to continue.
- On the next screen, you will be asked to create a virtual hard disk. Select “Create a virtual hard disk now” and click “Create” to proceed.
- In the “Create Virtual Hard Disk” window, select “VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image)” as the hard disk file type and click “Next”.
- On the next screen, choose “Dynamically allocated” as the storage type and click “Next”.
- In the “File location and size” window, specify the size of the virtual hard disk and the location where you want to save it. It’s recommended to allocate at least 20GB of space for the virtual hard disk. Click “Create” to proceed.
- After creating the virtual machine, select it and click the “Settings” button.
- In the “Settings” window, go to the “System” section and click the “Motherboard” tab.
- In the “Motherboard” tab, check the “Enable EFI (Special OSes only)” option and click “OK” to save the changes.
- Go to the “Storage” section and click the “Empty” optical drive under the “Controller: IDE” section.
- Click the “Add Optical Drive” button and select the “Add ISO” option.
- In the “Add ISO Image” window, browse to the location where you have saved the Mac OS ISO file and select it. Click “Open” to add the ISO file to the virtual machine.
- Click “OK” to close the “Settings” window.
- Start the virtual machine by clicking the “Start” button. The Mac OS installation process will begin.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.
Note: During the installation process, you may be asked to enter a product key to activate Mac OS. If you don’t have a product key, you can use a trial version of Mac OS. However, you will need to purchase a valid product key to continue using Mac OS after the trial period expires.
Additionally, keep in mind that Mac OS is designed to run on Apple hardware