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VBoxRawdisk is a small utility that makes it a little easier to generate the raw disk (VMDK) file required to load a real disk drive into VirtualBox. It implements the steps described in Section 9 of the VirtualBox manual - Access to entire physical hard disk.

When the utility is initiated it scans the physical drives attached to your Mac and presents a table similar to that used by Disk Utility. When a drive is selected, key attributes of that device are displayed, enabling you to determine which drive contains the data you wish to use in VirtualBox.

VBoxRawdisk also reads the VirtualBox registry to

What's New

Version 1.3.0:
  • Update to Swift 4
  • Improved raw partition support


  • OS X 10.10 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 396
Version Downloads 100
License Free
Date 14 Sep 2017
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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