While this was useful for loading and running some Windows software on my Mac, the screen display for the Windows VM is so small that I have to strain to read it. I have not been able to find a way to make the screen bigger. I have not used other VM software, so I can't compare. I occasionally need to fire up Windows to see what my Windows-user students see. I can now do this on one machine. Be sure to install the "Guest Additions" for easier and richer display options. Seamless view is good. Resizable display size is great.
I prefer to minimize it on the dock when not needed, versus seamless view. Installer for new version will not allow installation on Mac Tells me "The installer has detected running Virtual Machines. I have "Wine" on this machine. Could this be confusing the installer? Easy install, it performs well what is supposed to do, the road to many windows-only apps.
The right tool I'm looking forward when it will be directly implemented in OSX, since is a great utility. Some minor hassle in connecting to external media such as smartphones OSX is faster in getting the "new" interface - after all the host system relay on OSX for external world.
Better than celebrated and not free emulators. And it's free, well supported and very reliable. What can you expect more? The requested object does not exist on this server. The link you followed is either outdated, inaccurate, or the server has been instructed not to let you have it. Need I say more Read replies 2. On Lion for me it seems to keep my system slow and sluggish after I quit the app. I have to reboot after ever use to get Lion running smooth again. Don't no what going on maybe its not releasing the memory. Great to have when you need to test out a new beta version of an OS and its free.
I wish I found this App before I wasted my money on parallels. This App does everything that it promises to do!
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A keeper for me! I tried mounting it with a virtual ODD but it rejects it. Did I just download the wrong thing? Mind helping me get through installing via a. You'll need to create an account at the site, and use VMware still patching as per the article instructions. Tried the intel version today with Virtualbox and never get to grey screen.
In some kind of a boot loop with the text part of the bootup repeating over and over. Got any idea what might be wrong? Sounds like something went wrong during the installation process. I would suggest retrying, double checking each line of code is exactly the same. I had the same problem , Dave may also have to execute the DOS commands while VirtualBox is closed, that worked for me. Hi, I downloaded the AMD version but it is. Except, when I download the macOS Sierra file, it is a. Like what am I supposed to do now? Sorry for the slow reply. I'm working a fix for you.
Thanks for your patience. I'll update you as soon as possible. You can specify resolution in the hardware tab, found in the settings menu.
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The trackpad is a little more tricky. I'm having the same resolution issue as Shekhar. Since I have a 4K screen, it'd be awesome to use all of the real estate. Thanks a ton Gavin, I read the original article and for the black borders there is an isolated file named 'VM Tool's I could send you the link if you want. Ironically, I actually do spend some time on Apple hardware, but my setup is customized such that it's not really recognizable. That is exactly why this article came about.
I needed a Mac OS version to test some things for another article, and realised we hadn't covered it. I hope you found it useful in some way. Make a website to do it, Apple! Rob Nightingale. Top Deals. Email Facebook Whatsapp Pinterest Twitter.
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Thjanks Jaime. Is there a version of the code for virtualbox on linux???? Will this work with macOS Mojave? Please, please, please be careful with those "Hackintosh" Mac images. Ken: You are so right to be cautious Good point.. How did you detect it. Wondering if my install is snooping Thanks. When I start mac VirtualBox it just stays on the screen with the grey and yellow text.
This was very helpful for me.
Took me ages to figure this out. What could be the issue here? Thanks in advance for any pointers. I do see error messages in the log. I am unsure how to interpret the log messages, though: T In case anyone else is stuck at the Apple logo and the progress bar: Instead of only adding the line 'smc. So I hope you can tell me how I can get this working.
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Any ideas? Greetings everyone! Please hekp. VirtualBox audio on Sierra is not supported. If you want sound then VMware is your only choice. What have I done wrong? Thank you in advance! Hi Gavin, I have followed all the steps and not seemed to have any errors or issues, but when I go to run the machine I just get a quick shot of the VirtualBox logo and then it goes to black and doesn't move on.
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Hi Gavin! Any idea what this is and how I can get around it??? Any thoughts on what this could be. Finally, are you running a 64bit operating system host? Hopefully that helps. Thanks in advance! I appreciate the write up either way. Hey MinMin, Sorry for the slow reply. I'm working on a fix. I'll update you as soon as possible! Can I ask what VM software you were using? Hopefully you get up and running! Hi Dave, Sounds like something went wrong during the installation process.
Good tip, Fabrice, and thought I'd included that in the original article. Have edited it in. Thank you. Hi Yuri. Thanks for being patient. Hi Peter, Sorry for the slow reply. Which VM software are you using?
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Download Quota exceeded for file, could someone post an alternative link for the intel version. Hey Tim, I'm not having any trouble with it, and nor are other people I've asked to test it. No problem, glad it helped :. Thanks Gavin, was getting same error as Tim. Ah, strange. But obviously a problem. Glad it helped, Colin. I'm getting "Download Quota Exceeded" too. Thanks for that alternative URL. Whether you want to use business software or play Windows PC games, there are many ways to run Windows programs on your Mac.
Some of these methods are similar to the ways you can install Windows software on Linux or run Windows programs on a Chromebook. Virtual machines, dual-booting, the Wine compatibility layer, and remote desktop solutions are all included here. They allow you to install Windows and other operating systems in a window on your Mac desktop. In the long run, the price is well worth it. Many games, especially newer ones, will be unplayable.
Installing Windows as a real operating system on your Mac is the best idea if you want to play Windows games or use demanding applications that need all the performance they can get. Your Mac will perform as well as a Windows PC with the same specifications. If you just want to run a Windows desktop application alongside your Mac applications, a virtual machine will probably be ideal.
On the other hand, if you want to play the latest Windows games on your Mac, Boot Camp will be ideal.