Tag Archive: Bootable


How to Create a MacOS Catalina Beta USB Bootable Install Drive

Advanced Mac users can make a bootable macOS Catalina beta installer drive using a USB flash drive. This offers a simple way to install the macOS 10.15 beta release onto a test Mac, either on a separate drive or partition. Using a boot installer drive allows for easy formatting and partitioning of disks too, making … Read More

How to Make a Bootable MacOS Mojave Installer Drive

Want to make a MacOS Mojave bootable USB installer drive? It’s pretty easy to do, as long as you have the MacOS Mojave installer app and a USB flash drive. Much like prior versions of Mac OS, you can easily create a bootable install drive for MacOS Mojave 10.14. These boot install drives allow for … Read More

How to Make a MacOS Mojave Beta Bootable Install USB Drive

Creating a bootable MacOS Mojave beta installer drive with a USB key or flash drive is a common desire for many advanced Mac users testing the upcoming macOS 10.14 operating system. A bootable macOS Mojave installer has several benefits, including the ability to format a target disk, easily perform clean installs, the ability to install … Read More

How to Create a Bootable macOS Sierra Installer

Some Mac users like creating a bootable USB install drive for macOS Sierra, which offers for a way to easily update multiple machines, perform clean installs, and to have just as a backup Mac OS Sierra installer should the need arise. This walkthrough will demonstrate the exact steps necessary to create a boot installer drive … Read More

How to Make Bootable MacOS Sierra 10.12 Beta USB Installer Drive

Many Mac users interested in installing MacOS Sierra Beta may prefer to do so with the assistance of a macOS Sierra 10.12 bootable installer USB drive, typically on a flash thumb drive or a similar disk. The advantages to this method is that the macOS Sierra installer is portable, it can be booted from, and … Read More

How to Make a Bootable OS X El Capitan Beta USB Installer Drive

Many Mac users interested in running OS X El Capitan may wish to have a bootable install drive of the new operating system. We’re going to demonstrate how to do this with a USB flash drive, but technically you can create a boot installer out of just about any USB device which has sufficient space. … Read More

Easy way to make a bootable OS X Yosemite drive

There are plenty of reasons why you might need to make an OS X bootable drive. Maybe you’re updating numerous Macs in your house and don’t want to download the installer every time. Perhaps you’ve replaced the hard drive in…Read more ›

How to Make a Bootable OS X Yosemite Beta USB Install Drive

Now that the OS X Yosemite Beta is available to the public (you can still sign up and download it if you’re interested in running the beta release on your Mac), you might be wanting to make a bootable installer drive out of an external USB flash disk to make installation easier. Sure, you can … Read More

How to Make a Bootable OS X Yosemite Beta USB Install Drive

Now that the OS X Yosemite Beta is available to the public (you can still sign up and download it if you’re interested in running the beta release on your Mac), you might be wanting to make a bootable installer drive out of an external USB flash disk to make installation easier. Sure, you can … Read More

How to Make a Bootable OS X Mavericks USB Install Drive

Just like other recent major Mac updates, OS X Mavericks arrives as an app that wants to update the current OS X installation, and with a little work you can make a bootable USB installation drive. This allows you to easily perform partitioning for dual boot situations, clean installs, upgrades on multiple Macs, and more, plus it’s just really convenient to have for troubleshooting and simple future installations, without having to re-download OS X 10.9 every time you want to  [Read More…]