How to Install macOS High Sierra 10.13.4/5 on Windows 10 using VMware Workstation 15/14

In this article, we will examine how to run macOS High Sierra 10.13.4/5 on a virtual machine using VMware Workstation 14/15 on Windows 10 PC.

How to Install macOS High Sierra 10.13.4/5 on Windows 10 using VMware Workstation 15/14

How to Install macOS 10.13.4/5 on Windows 10 using VMware in PC

Apple released macOS 10.13.4 on March 29, 2018. You can download and install macOS 10.13.4 directly from the Apple Store.

You can use the Apple Store to install macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on your Mac computer. Also, the most important innovation for macOS 10.13.4 is the external eGPU.

What is External eGPU?

eGPU was developed to provide more performance by integrating desktop graphics cards with the high-speed connection to laptop computers that lack graphics card power. In short, you can assemble a desktop graphics card to a laptop computer with the eGPU technology.

For more information about what is eGPU, visit https://9to5mac.com/guides/egpu/.

You can install and experience the macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 version with VMware Workstation, VirtualBox virtualization programs. In our previous articles, we installed macOS with VMware on Windows 10. You can access these articles from the links below;

In this article, we will install macOS 10.13.4 using the VMware Workstation 14.1.1 Pro virtualization program on the Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit operating system.

How to Run macOS High Sierra 10.13.4/10.13.5 on Virtual Machine

To setup it on Windows 10 using VMware, follow the instructions below.

Apple announced macOS 10.13.5 update today (June 1, 2018). The most important feature of High Sierra 10.13.5 is support for Messages for iCloud. The installation of macOS 10.13.5 on the VMware virtual machine is the same as the following instructions.

   Step 1

Click on the image below to create a new virtual machine for macOS 10.13.4 using VMware Unlocker.

Creating a New Virtual Machine for macOS

   Step 2

Add the ISO file to the virtual machine and run the virtual machine.

Running macOS Virtual Machine

   Step 3

Wait for the system to prepare for installation.

Running Virtual Machine

   Step 4

Select your system language and click the Continue button.

Selecting System Language

   Step 5

Before you start installing it, you need to prepare a virtual disk. In the macOS Utilities window, select Disk Utility and click Continue.

macOS Utilities

   Step 6

Select the VMware Virtual SATA Hard Drive Media and format the drive by clicking on the Erase button.

VMware Virtual SATA Hard Drive Media

   Step 7

Type the virtual disk name and click the Erase button.

Erasing Disk

   Step 8

After the VMware virtual disk is successfully formatted, click on the Done button.

Erasing VMware Disk

   Step 9

Close the disk utility.

Close Disk Utility

   Step 10

Now, select Install macOS and click the Continue button.

Install macOS

   Step 11

Continue by clicking the Continue button as shown below.

Continue MacOS Installation

   Step 12

Click the Agree button to accept the license agreement.

Accepting License Agreement

   Step 13

Click the Agree button again.

Accepting License Agreement

   Step 14

Select the virtual hard disk you created and click the Install button.

Selecting the Disk to be installed

   Step 15

Wait for the installation …

About 5 minutes remaining

   Step 16

The installation on VMware Workstation 14/15 will complete in about 30 minutes.

About 15 minutes remaining

   Step 17

Continue by selecting the region where you live in the Mac registry window after the installation copies the files.

Select your Region

   Step 18

Select your keyboard layout and click the Continue button.

Select Your Keyboard

   Step 19

Click Continue after reading the Data & Privacy statements.

Data & Privacy

   Step 20

Select Don’t transfer any information now and click the Continue button.

Don't transfer any information now

   Step 21

If you have an Apple ID, you can log in from this window. Then click Set Up Later to log in later.

Set Up Later

   Step 22

Accept the software license agreement.

Terms and Conditions

   Step 23

Once creating a user account your system, click Continue.

Create a Computer Account

   Step 24

If you want to change the properties and settings, click on Customize Settings. Click the Continue button if you want to continue by leaving the following options by default.

Express Set Up

   Step 25

Setting up your Mac…

Setting Up Your Mac

   Step 26

MacOS High Sierra installation has completed successfully!

macOS High Sierra Version

How to Setup VMware Tools

After installing macOS 10.13.4 with VMwre, you need to install VMware Tools to use virtual machines more efficiently and to exchange files between host and guest computer.

To setup VMware Tools on a macOS virtual machine, click on the image below to browse the related article.

How to Install VMware Tools

   Final Word


In this article, we have installed macOS operating system using the VMware virtualization program. Thanks for following us!

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One Comment

  1. Avatar for Philip Philip January 15, 2019

    VMware Tools (darwin.iso) doesn’t work on your Mac iso files.
    The OS still reports 3MB of graphic vram…

    Reply

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