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How to Create Bootable USB OS X El Capitan Installer Drive?

Installing or booting every operating system needs to create bootable USB whether OS X or any other. Of course, we’ve to make an installer drive for installing Mac OS X. It may sound simple or an easy task but make sure that it is much more complicated from installing OS X El Capitan on VMware, Mac or PC because Mac OS switches harder to use than Windows or Linux. It might be having more functionings due to its security that’s why Windows users can’t find it helpful & easy to work with. Actually, Mac is different from other OS that is making users more satisfied or support but it won’t make users install and use. No matter if its complicated or you don’t know or having a problem using it, here we will show you the latest updates and articles step by step to make you learn and get the best out of it.

Create Bootable USB OS X El Capitan Installer Drive

There are different ways to create bootable USB OS X Capitan installer drive but this is the easiest option to do even easier by command because it’s more complicated to do it with the buit-in app(terminal) by commands.

Before getting started, you will need to download Mac OS El Capitan latest version from App Store and also download latest UniBeast-6.1.1 from here directly, but the full resource you can find it here.

1. When the OS X El Capitan and Unibeast downloaded, open Disk Utility and click Erase then enter a name and select format, click Erase.

Notice: If you have used the USB in Windows Before, it will need to be erased and change the format.

Disk Utility
Disk Utility

2. Ok, when the USB erased click Done and again click on Erase then select the partition & format type like the shot, and click Erase.

Disk Utility -Erase
Disk Utility -Erase

3. When the USB erased completed, press Done, now open Unibeast and just click Continue.

Unibeast -Introduction
Unibeast -Introduction

4. Here you don’t do anything just click Continue.

Unibeast -Read me
Unibeast -Readme

5. On the license page, click Continue and select Agree to continue.

Unibeast -License
Unibeast -License

6. Now choose the USB Thumb drive you want to create bootable and click Continue.

Unibeast -Destination
Unibeast -Destination

7. At this point, select the OS installation (El Capitan) and click Continue.

Unibeast -Installation
Unibeast -Installation

8. Now select the bootloader configuration UEFI Boot Mode then click Continue.

Unibeast -Bootloader
Unibeast -Bootloader

9. On this page, you need to choose the appropriate Graphics Configuration(for the computer you want to install El Capitan) and click Continue.

Unibeast -Graphics
Unibeast -Graphics

10. It’s time to check all the settings you’ve done and click Continue then enter your password, click Ok.

Unibeast -Summary
Unibeast -Summary

Ok, after you’ve to continue, the booting process will start and also it will copy the Mac OS El Capitan on USB too, it will take time depending on your Mac. When the process completed, you will see the succeeded, just click Quit to exit Unibeast and start booting your computer by USB.

Bootable USB
Successfully USB Booted

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8 replies on “How to Create Bootable USB OS X El Capitan Installer Drive?”

Sir can I install “final cut pro.dmg” or any other important “.dmg” file on windows pc through VMware workstation 12 pro “Mac os 10.11.3 el capitan “. Sir please replay is it possible or not

Sir ,
After installing unibeast on Mac OS X running on VMware in windows PC. Can I able to install final cut pro software on mac os. Thanks pls replay

sir,
how can i install unibeast in the pc and how can i install os x EI captain in hp i5 laptop.
sir plz inform me at my email address =sachinruhal2000@gmail.com.

I am trying to create an El Capitan bootable thumb drive. I have downloaded El Capitan OS X install package and UniBeast but on the UniBeast OS select screen, it won’t let me select the OS. Do you know how to fix this?

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