How to Install macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 on VMware on Windows


The publication of macOS High Sierra 10.13 Final was one of the principal statements of Apple at the recent WWDC17 event. This operating system engages to bring trusted and useful features to Mac users. Moreover, it has the ability to store data better, provide better graphics and a myriad of enhancements. If you are using a Windows PC and you desire to experience this amazing operating system but you don’t know how to do it, you have just arrived at the right post. This topic will reveal a step-by-step method to guide you in installing macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 on VMware on Windows.

You can find all the download links of necessary files below::

macOS High Sierra Final: 10.13.0 (17A365): VMware image download (6.76 GB)
New Version: 10.13.6 (17G65), updated on July 24, 2018: VMware image download (6.93 GB)

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

Instruction to Install macOS High Sierra on VMware on Windows

  • Step 1. Extract High Sierra Virtual Image File

Before we can go further, you need to download and install Winrar or 7Zip, then Right Click on “macOS High Sierra.rar” extract the file to the location you prefer.

  • Step 2. Install VMware Player

Now, start the installation of Vmware Player. Indeed, VMware Player is considered as a free software and it is available for non-commercial use.


  • Step 3. Patch the VMware

Next up, launch Patch Tool folder then right click on win-install.cmd file, Select “Run as Administrator”

  • Step 4. Create a New Virtual Machine

Then, start the VMware Player and select “Createa New Virtual Machine” . Select “Install the Operating system later” and Guest OS is macOS, Version is 10.13 or 10.12.

Modify your Virtual machine name and location (this is VMX Folder ). Then click Finish.

  • Step 5. Edit Your Virtual Machine

After that, select your High Sierra and click “Edit your Virtual Machine”. adjust 50% – 65% of RAM and CPU.

Select “Hard Disk (SATA) 40 GB” then click “Remove”

Add New Virtual Disk to VMware

Click “ Hard Disk ” then select “ SATA “. And Choose “Use an existing disk”.

Open “macOS High Sierra.vmdk” file.

  • Step 6. Edit VMX File

VMX File is “VMware Virtual machine configuration” . Open “macOS High Sierra” folder in your “Desktop” or “\Documents\Virtual Machines\”. Right Click on your VMX File then select “Open with”.

Select “More Apps” and Select “Notepad” to open this file.

Add this text: smc.version = "0"

  • Step 7. Play Your macOS High Sierra and Install VMware Tool

Launch VMware Player, Click “Play virtual machine” and Create a new Account.

Install VM Tool : Click Player Removable Devices CD/DVD Setting… Open “VM Tool.iso” File. And check “Connected” button in Device status. Then click “OK”.

Then, you need to enable VMware extension in System Preference.

Next, head over “System Preferences” and “Security & Privacy”

Click “Allow” button, wait for the installation to be completed successfully then click restart your virtual machine.

That’s done! macOS High Sierra Final on VMware on Windows is now installed completely. I hope you enjoy the tutorial and have an amazing experience with macOS High Sierra Final as its wonderful features.