Install Disk Creator
Install Disk Creator
1.5

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Install Disk Creator1.5

29 November 2020

Create a bootable OS X installer.

Overview

Install Disk Creator turns a USB stick or other media into a bootable macOS installer. This is useful for doing a clean install (which is recommendable to do every 6 months or so), or for keeping a reusable installer handy to use on other machines.

What's new in Install Disk Creator

Version 1.5:
  • bug fixes introduced my macOS updates
  • Enhanced High Sierra support
Version 1.21:
  • Usability enhancements

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4
Foulger
25 November 2019
Version: 1.4

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I KNOW its free and a really GREAT app BUT Catalina has been out both in ß and final version for a long time. As a premier app, we REALLY need a Catalina specific version, PLEASE
(1)
rmorris
03 December 2020
Version: 1.5
If you're not afraid to use the Terminal app, see <https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201372>.
(0)
5
markjenkins6659
23 March 2020
Version: 1.4.1
I needed to downgrade my wife's Late 2013 Macbook Pro from Catalina to High Sierra after replacing the SSD. Catalina seemed to cause problems, especially with the trackpad that seemed to stop working/ lag. I tried many other apps and terminal commands to create a bootable USB and Disk Creator was the only one that actually worked.
(0)
3
bradley-dichter
23 December 2019
Version: 1.4
Refused to make a bootable flash drive of Sierra with fresh install and freshly erased drive.
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4
Foulger
25 November 2019
Version: 1.4
I KNOW its free and a really GREAT app BUT Catalina has been out both in ß and final version for a long time. As a premier app, we REALLY need a Catalina specific version, PLEASE
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4
mharshma
26 October 2019
Version: 1.4
Im a software tester myself, and agree that there should be some sort of progress bar. I made my own progress bar, kinda, by doing a get info on the installer as it was being built. You can see the size continue to increase over time. Maybe the dev can build a progress bar from that. Thanks
(0)
4
desmond-4
09 October 2019
Version: 1.4
Buggy with Catalina - Help please developer!
(0)
4.5
Citizenvern
29 April 2019
Version: 1.4
What Apple obfuscates and makes difficult, great devs make simple. Thank you. Everyone, please chip in when you can!
(1)
5
DragonMaster
27 September 2018
Version: 1.3
This app is a butt saver! As an active beta tester I cannot count the times that I have used this marvelous app to create installers that I store on Flash Drives and always have available when that moment arrives and you have an emergency and must reinstall your system. There is no need for an Internet connection for the reinstall incase your Wifi has crashed or is simply not available. As far as periodic reinstall issues as scorned by chasjunk in his review it IS a good idea every few months reinstall. Periodically there are small corruptions in the OS that cause little irritations that are near impossible to isolate. There are apps that sometimes do not get along with others that even after uninstalling leave issues and a new OS reinstall will often correct. By the way if you have an installer on a Flash Drive with3.0 speed capabilities it is faster than going to online recovery!
(2)
chasjunk
27 September 2018
Version: 1.3
This developer recommends (in the description above) that you should reinstall your system every six months or so. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA It's hard to take the product seriously (or trust the developer) when such farcical Windows-centric thinking is present. Macs don't need to be REINSTALLED every six months, that's simply ludicrous.
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Dominikhoffmann
01 August 2017
Version: 1.21
I don’t know, how hard it would be to do, but it would be nice to see a progress bar and a prognosis, as to how long the process has left to finish the job.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later

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