How to run Mac OS X on VirtualBox
Currently MacOS X is available to download for everyone, and with it you will obtain a mass of advantages and bonuses, like incredible Aqua interface and unforgettable style and traditions of classical MacOS X design. However, at the moment all the enthusiasts are capable to install and run MacOS X on VirtualBox VM instance, but you’ve got to know, that you will encounter some obstacles and thorns on your way. The main reason is different hardware architecture, PC has a lot of special options and peculiarities comparing to MacOS X platform, and during installation of MacOS in VirtualBox you will tackle with them all. Also no one guarantees that everything would work fine on your VirtualBox instance, without any problems and barriers, so be ready for unexpected surprises and moments.
In this article I’m going to tell you how to run Mac OS X on VirtualBox, how to customize it and how to transform the virtual instance into functional representation easily.
The first thing what you should do prior to setting up, is to download the virtual hard disk image with the stored copy of Mac OS X (in this build 10.11 ElCaptain version is installed), so everything that you need is to get the installed copy of HDD, import it into VirtualBox and start using it as if you installed it yourself.
So, download the file from the source link and extract the archive to the reliable destination.
Now I will describe the hardware requirements for the MacOS X installation on VirtualBox.
Requirements for the personal computer:
OS: Windows 10/8/7 (64-bit)
RAM: 3072 MB (minimal)
BIOS: Virtualization Enable (VT-x)
The next step, which you should perform, is to install VirtualBox.
Further create new VM instance. Here come the parameters:
Name: OSX ElCapitan Final
Version: MacOSX 10.11 ElCapitan (64-bit)
When the form with RAM memory definition appears during VirtualBox setting up, set the RAM size to 4 GB (minimum 2.56 GB).
Next step is related to virtual machine configuration. Set up the following settings for exact reproduction of hardware platform and correct VM operation:
On this iteration the algorithm “How to install Mac OS X on VirtualBox?” is approaching to its conclusion. Using the predefined instruction, you will easily be able to install and run MacOSX 10.11 ElCapitan on your Windows PC platform and VirtualBox appropriately and use it with full comfort and coziness. As far as this instruction is quite detailed and circumstantial, you will not feel any discomfort or confusion while addressing to it. Also we checked the links given in the beginning of the article, and may guarantee that they are all correct and working. Thus, they will serve you well and successfully.