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


The following content of this post will present a method to Install Mac OS X El Capitan on VMware on PC.
If you own a computer machine running Windows operating system but you desire to experience Mac OS X El Capitan at the same time, you have just arrived at the right topic. A handy method to install Mac OS X El Capitan on PC will be revealed in the following instruction. The macOS operating system is basically operated via VMware. Let’s dive into and see how to conduct the installation and experience macOS on your PC.

Download Image file

To begin the installation, ensure that you already download the necessary files as a material for the installation of MacOS X El Captain. You can find the links for downloading below:

OS X 10.11 Image:

Filename: OS X 10.11 El Capitan (download)
Filesize: 7.49 GB

Download Patch Tool & VM Tool
Download VMware Player: Free download

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

  • Step 1. In the first step, you need to download Image and decompress file with Winrar or 7zip.

If you have not installed Winrar on your PC, you can download Winrar and install it. Afterward, right click part 1 then select Extract here.

  • Step 2. Next up, run the Patch of VMware using Unlocker.

Now, access the Folder \unlock all\windows. Then Right Click install.cmd, and select Run as Administrator:


Once you get it done, the Mac OS guest support will appear.


  • Step 3. Then, it’s time to generate a New Virtual Machine.

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

Name and New Virtual Machine Disk:

  • Step 4. After that, you need to edit Your Virtual Machine.

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

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

Here, I recommend you to set up Ram with 2.56 to 4 GB and your processor is 2 to 4 core:

  • Step 5. Later on, you can Edit VMX File.

To do so, launch Your vmx file with Notepad:

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


Step 6. That’s the end, enjoy your OS X El Capitan on VMware on Windows

To conclude

Great! You have just installed the macOS X El Capitan on a Windows PC successfully. I expect that the instruction above is helpful to you.