DiskMaker X
DiskMaker X
9.0

4.8

DiskMaker X free download for Mac

DiskMaker X9.0

27 November 2019

Make a bootable OS X installer disk.

Overview

DiskMaker X (was Lion DiskMaker) helps you to build a bootable drive from the official OS X installer app (the one you download from the Mac App Store). It detects the OS X Install program with Spotlight then proposes to build a bootable install disk and make it look as nice as possible. It’s the easiest way to build an OS X Installer in a few clicks! Then you can use the Install drive to fully re-install the OS on a freshly formated drive, or install it on your many Macs without re-downloading the full installer.

What's new in DiskMaker X

Version 9.0:
  • Compatible with macOS Catalina Install app
  • Notarized for use with macOS Catalina
  • Updated the minimail USB thumb drive requirement (now 16 GB)
  • Updated French localization
  • Updated icon and background pictures

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139 Reviews of DiskMaker X

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5
1ness
26 September 2018
Version: 8

Most helpful

Just made a fresh install of macOS Mojave on 2 Macs from USB disk created with DiskMaker X v8. Have used the app before multiple times and never had a problem. Thank you for a very handy tool!
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amans-b
14 November 2019
Version: 8.0.3
lors de la mise en oeuvre de diskmaker version catalina j'ai un message d'erreur "logiciel de chargement corrompu " j'ai retelechargé le logiciel sans succes pour sa mise en oeuvre . Ou se trouve l'erreur?
(0)
amans-b
14 November 2019
Version: 8.0.3
impossible de creer un disque bootable .J' ai essayé de faire ce disque et j'ai utilisé le disque crée apres changement de mon ssd sur macbook air sans resultat
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4
desmond-4
09 October 2019
Version: 8.0.3
Needs a Catalina Update Please
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outer
23 January 2019
Version: 8.0.3
Seems to have been broken by 10.14.3 :( Bounces in Dock & then silently dies.
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RogerKatz
22 November 2018
Version: 8.0.2
The Developer's website offers version 8.0.3, but I found that its 8.0.3 download has both the same Creation and Modification times as does the version 8.0.2 available here at MacUpdate. Nevertheless, the size of those apps are different (by about 5K bytes): I found that v8.0.2's Finder Info Size is 4,925,291 bytes (5 MB on disk), and v8.0.3's Finder Info size is 4,930,149 bytes (5 MB on disk).
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Macinman
21 November 2018
Version: 8.0.2
Hey all, I wanted to leave a note fro the Developer here, there seems to be an issue with 8.0.2, where even after a fresh download and install of the App still reports a new version, even with the posted version here being the latest. By the way I downloaded DiskMakerX directly from the developer's site and it still reports a new version, even with the latest download. there doesn't seem to be anything newer then what was released today.
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Macinman
19 November 2018
Version: 8.0.1
I had an unusual issue when using DiskMakerX version 8 to create a Mojave install disk. While the process completed correctly, the issues came up after booting from the USB drive. Apparently as of 10.14.1, the wireless Mouse / Keyboard assistant pops up. I have the Magic Mouse 2, and Apple Aluminum USB keyboard with the hub. On the USB stick, the system was never able to link with the magic mouse, even though it was on, and pressing the button / holding the button didn't seem to work. The keyboard worked fine. Oddly enough the Restore partition on the hard drive brought up the same assistant, but was able to link with the mouse just fine. Also the restore partition seems to remember the setup, so I haven't been asked again if I have to use it again. I used a clean 8GB SanDisk USB stick, and a fresh download of the Mojave install app. I haven't tried making a disk from version 8.0.1. System is a late 2015 iMac 27" Did Apple Change the OS install? I've never been asked about keyboard / mouse prior to the 10.14.1 installer, nor has the USB installer ever had issues with the magic mouse.
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5
Gazman
15 November 2018
Version: 8.0.1
This is such a convenient way of being able to install macOS on multiple machines. It allows me to do a fresh install of the OS and then restore Users and Applications from backups.
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Wts
26 September 2018
Version: 8
downloaded, launched and it will only make a bootable disk capable of only installation Mac OS Majave ( my macos is high sierra 10.13.6 ). I have other USB drives with MacOS systems from Snow Leopard to High Sierra . Therefore not sure how I actually use this application.
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5
1ness
26 September 2018
Version: 8
Just made a fresh install of macOS Mojave on 2 Macs from USB disk created with DiskMaker X v8. Have used the app before multiple times and never had a problem. Thank you for a very handy tool!
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