How to Install VMware Tools on MacOS High Sierra? – Once you installed your MacOS operating system using VMware, you need to install the VMware Tools. Installing VMware Tools on MacOS is easy and simple.
How to Install VMware Tools on MacOS High Sierra?
The goal of installing VMware Tools on MacOS High Sierra is to use the virtual machine more efficiently. After installing VMware Tools, you can use the virtual machine’s VRAM value as 128 MB.
After installing VMware Tools on the MacOS virtual machine, you get full screen support, mouse performance boost, and shared folders support between host and guest machines.
You can transfer files by drag and drop from your physical computer to the MacOS virtual machine.
In our previous articles, we installed MacOS with VMware. You can access these articles from the links below;
- How to Install MacOS Sierra using VMware?
- How to Install MacOS High Sierra 10.13 using VMware?
- How to Install MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 using VMware?
In this article, we will install VMware Tools for MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4.
How to Install VMware Tools on MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4?
To install VMware Tools for Apple/MacOS operating system, follow the steps below.
After you have installed MacOS High Sierra with VMware Workstation 14 Pro, run the virtual machine and from the VMware menu click VM and then Install VMware Tools.
As soon as the VMware Tools CD image adds to the system, the VMware Tools installation window will open as below. Click Install VMware Tools to start the VMware Tools installation.
Setup will use a disk area of 7.3 MB on your computer. Click the Install button to continue.
Your computer will restart after installing VMware Tools on MacOS. Click the Continue Installation button to continue the installation.
Type your root password and click on the Install Software button.
Click on the Open Security Preferences button when you encounter with the System Extension Blocked warning.
In the Security & Privacy window, click the Allow button to allow the installation of VMware Tools.
Restart the virtual machine after completing VMware Tools installation on MacOS High Sierra.
After restarting the MacOS virtual machine, click VM / Fit Guest Now to automatically configure the display setting.
The MacOS virtual machine will be automatically set to full screen as shown in the following image.
How to Install VMware Tools on MacOS High Sierra? – In this article, we have discussed the VMware Tools installation required for the MacOS High Sierra virtual machine installed on VMware Workstation. Thanks for following us!
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