In this article, we will share VMware Unlocker software which enables you to create an macOS virtual machine on VM Workstation and vSphere ESXi.
Download VMware Unlocker 3.0.3/3.0.2/2.1.1
You can install and use macOS operating systems on your physical computer using virtualization programs such as VMware or Oracle VM VirtualBox.
VMware Workstation is a virtualization program and you can run multiple virtual operating systems on it. When creating a new virtual machine with Workstation 14, 15, or 16, you will often not see an option for Apple operating systems. Because, there is no Mac OS X support for VMware Workstation, but you can use an Apple virtual machine using this tool.
If you want to install and run macOS Sierra on VMware Workstation, you need Patch software. With this macOS tool, you can build an Apple operating system on a virtual machine.
This program is not only for VMware Workstation and Player but also for vSphere ESXi.
Download macOS Unlocker
The latest version of the VMware Mac OS Unlocker is 3.0.3. This version 3.x was developed for VMware Workstation 11-16 and Player 7-16. You can use this version on VM Workstation virtualization software installed on a Windows or Linux operating system, or vSphere Hypervisor ESXi server.
You can download the Unlocker software via Google Drive after clicking the buttons below to download the current version.
About Unlocker: Thanks Paolo, the developer of this tool, which makes it possible to run macOS on Windows, Linux, and ESXi hosts. You can find the developer’s Github page here.
Get Unlocker 2.1.1 and 3.0.2
If you have problems creating and installing a macOS virtual machine on your ESXi (vSphere) server with the new version, you can download and try the old version of the tool. Version 3.0.2 and 2.1.1 were tested on many platforms and worked flawlessly!
After downloading the required version from the above buttons to your computer, you must first close the VM Workstation software to install and use VMware Unlocker on Windows 10. Additionally, you can check that the VM Workstation program is not running in the background on your system by using the Task Manager.
After closing the program, extract the .rar file that you have downloaded to your computer and then click the Right Key/Run as Administrator option on the win-install.cmd file in the folder to start its installation on Windows 10.
Immediately after running the Win-install.cmd, the CMD command prompt will open and the unlock program will be installed.
After the installation is complete, run the VMware Workstation / Player software and continue by clicking the Create a new virtual machine option to check the Mac OS X option.
When you proceed to the Select a guest OS window, you can see ” Apple Mac OS X “ option as in the image below.
NOTE 1: Don’t forget to add a minimum of 4 GB RAM and 2 processors when creating a Mac OS High Sierra / Mojave virtual machine! We also recommend that you enable the virtualization feature from virtual machine settings.
How to Install VMware Unlocker on Linux
You can also create and use a macOS virtual machine on the VM Workstation virtualization program on Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian. To use this tool in Linux, install the lnx-install.sh file in the folder.
However, as mentioned above, you should either shut down VM Workstation on Linux or stop its services. To do this in Linux, you can execute the following commands in Terminal.
Open Terminal and access root in your Linux OS. In the terminal, edit the permissions of the file with chmod + x lnx-install.sh command, and then start the installation using sudo ./lnx-install.sh command.
lnx-install.sh ⇒ Configures Workstation Settings
lnx-uninstall.sh ⇒ Restores / Uninstalls Workstation Settings
lnx-update-tools.sh ⇒ Downloads the latest Mac OS Guest VM Tools
macOS Unlock Tool for ESXi
To download the VM ESXi Patch for MacOS on vSphere ESXi 6.7, click on the image below to see our article.
In this article, we have shared with you the VMware Workstation Unlocker Patch software that allows you to install Apple’s Mac OS operating systems on a virtual machine on Windows / Linux systems. Thanks for following us!