When this article is written, the new macOS Catalina 10.15.4 is available. And I am running macOS Catalina on my laptop. So basically, I cannot download macOS Mojave from my Catalina Hackintosh using AppStore. Well, I was planning to install macOS Mojave on my VMware on Windows PC. Fortunately, there is a way to download the macOS Mojave installation file and then convert it into an ISO file.
So this article will show you how to download a macOS Mojave installer and then convert it to ISO file. Follow these steps below:
From MacOS Mojave, open the Mac App Store and search for “MacOS Mojave” (or click this direct link to Mojave) Click the “Get” button to start re-downloading MacOS Mojave. The Software Update control panel will automatically launch, confirm that you want to download MacOS Mojave to download the installer. The installer package when. ISO Full Version Download. Beta 1 ISO Download. Update (July 26, 2018): macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 Released! Update (July 29, 2019) Apple introduced macOS 10.14.6 for developers. If you have already installed macOS Mojave, open the Mac App Store and download and install this version from Updates. Installation with VMware. Now that Apple has release Mac OS X 10.15 Catalina, it is difficult to find and download Mojave on the Mac App Store. If you try to do a search for it, nothi.
Basically, this patcher software will automate the macOS Mojave download process. Simply download the file below and run it on your Mac.
Run the macOS Mojave Patcher you’ve just downloaded above.
Go to Tools and then click Download macOS Mojave button. Save the file to your download directory. Make sure you have the full size of the Install macOS Mojave.app file. It’s about 6 GB in size.
At this point, you have successfully downloaded the macOS Mojave installer. Now we are going to convert it into ISO format.
There are several steps in this section. Most of them are done via Terminal. So let’s start.
Create a virtual disk for installation media (DMG)
The command will create a disk image under /tmp folder called Mojave
Mount the disk image
Write the .app installer into the mount point
You will need to adjust the location of your .app file.
Unmount the Install macOS Mojave installer.
By default, after the above commands, macOS will automatically mount the macOS Mojave installer. We need to eject the Install macOS Mojave before proceeding to the next step. You can right-click on it (usually on your Desktop) and then click Eject “Install macOS Mojave”.
Convert DMG to ISO format
The command will create Mojave.crd under your Download folder.
Change CDR to ISO
Finally, we only need to change the .cdr extension to .iso with this command
So now, you have successfully created Mojave.iso.
Longtime macOS users will know that even though the Mac has a built-in recovery partition, it’s always useful to have a dedicated USB drive with a macOS installer. I am a big fan of using a tool like DiskMaker X to create them to keep around if I need to wipe a drive and reinstall macOS quickly. If you have a drive created for Mojave, Sierra, and High Sierra, know that a certificate has expired. If you are getting an error similar to “This copy of the Install macOS Mojave.app application is damaged, and can’t be used to install macOS”, read on to learn how to fix it.
If you’re getting the above error message when you go to install macOS, you’ll likely experience some panic about what to do. Thankfully, it’s an easy fix. As first reported by OSXDaily.com, a fix is quite simple.
Cannot download Mac Mojave application because it is damaged. MacBook Air purchased in 2017 don’t know what - Answered by a verified Tech Support Specialist. The Mojave Patcher Tool for Unsupported Macs is available for download from DosDude1. This is the same guy that did this for High Sierra, and has supplied a series of other hacks and workarounds. One of the most reported macOS Mojave problems is a Mac getting stuck in the middle of the Mojave installation. A simple explanation — your Mac is just not technically fit to run Mojave. According to Apple, macOS 10.14 can be launched only on Macs not older than from 2012. If you can't install macOS Mojave, your Mac may not be compatible. First check the requirements on Apple Technical Specifications. Then, you can manually download the installer through Apple Official Support or the Mac App Store.
The cause of this error is an expired certificate, and because the certificate is expired, the “Install macOS” app for Mojave, Sierra, and High Sierra will not run. Fortunately, there is a fairly simple solution to the “damaged” installer problem.
Below are the download links for the recent versions of macOS.
You may need to reboot the Mac after you have downloaded the new (and valid certificate) installer application, particularly if you had already launched a version that showed the application damaged error message.
If you are new to making macOS boot drives, we’ve got articles to help.
Another benefit to making a new boot drive is that you’ll get all of the various macOS updates that have been released since you made your last one. It’ll make your installation process a lot faster if you are recovering from a dead hard drive, since you won’t need to install macOS and then apply patches right afterward. While the process of repairing the “This copy of the Install macOS Mojave.app application is damaged, and can’t be used to install macOS” isn’t fun, thankfully, it’s easy.
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