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You can upgrade to OS X El Capitan from OS X Snow Leopard or later on any of the following Mac models. Your Mac also needs at least 2GB of memory and 8.8GB of available storage space.
MacBook introduced in 2009 or later, plus MacBook (13-inch, Aluminum, Late 2008)
MacBook Air introduced in late 2008 or later
MacBook Pro introduced in mid 2007 or later
Mac mini introduced in early 2009 or later
iMac introduced in mid 2007 or later
Mac Pro introduced in early 2008 or later
Xserve models introduced in early 2009
To find your Mac model, memory, storage space, and macOS version, choose About This Mac from the Apple menu . If your Mac isn't compatible with OS X El Capitan, the installer will let you know.
Make a backup
Before installing any upgrade, it’s a good idea to back up your Mac. Time Machine makes it simple, and other backup methods are also available. Learn how to back up your Mac.
It takes time to download and install OS X, so make sure that you have a reliable Internet connection. If you're using a Mac notebook computer, plug it into AC power.
Download OS X El Capitan
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For the strongest security and latest features, find out whether you can upgrade to macOS Catalina, the latest version of macOS.
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If you still need OS X El Capitan, use this link: Download OS X El Capitan. A file named InstallMacOSX.dmg will download to your Mac.
Install the macOS installer
Double-click the downloaded file to open a window showing its contents. Then double-click the file within, named InstallMacOSX.pkg.
Follow the onscreen instructions, which will guide you through the steps necessary to install.
After installation of the installer is complete, open the Applications folder on your Mac, then double-click the file named Install OS X El Capitan.
Click Continue and follow the onscreen instructions. You might find it easiest to begin installation in the evening so that it can complete overnight, if needed.
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Allow installation to complete
Please allow installation to complete without putting your Mac to sleep or closing its lid. Your Mac might restart, show a progress bar, or show a blank screen several times as it installs both OS X and related updates to your Mac firmware.
- OS X El Capitan won't install on top of a later version of macOS, but you can erase your disk first or install on another disk.
- You can use macOS Recovery to reinstall macOS.
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Installing macOS Catalina on PC is made easy with Hackintosh Catalina Installer. This is a special release, it focuses on vanilla. It has no third-party software. You are free to customize your mac os experience your way.
For detailed Installation Guide and Instruction read: Install Hackintosh Catalina on PC/Laptop
If you do not read the guide there is a possibility of Installation failure because of Expiration of Apple certificates. Reading the guide is very important.
Hackintosh Catalina Requirements.
Computer Desktop/Laptop with Intel processor and supported graphics card or chipset. Motherboard with UEFI supported BIOS. Catalina requires a processor with the SSE4.2 instruction. Catalina requires a metal-compatible graphics card. Separate SSD or separate hard-disk with at least 20GB free-space, an SSD is recommended.
Features & Changes:
Hackintosh Catalina Installer is a vanilla Installer. Hackintosh Catalina Installer does not have any third-party applications or software. Only supports UEFI compatible Desktop/Laptops. Clover UEFI is used as default macOS bootloader. Added Support for Apple File System (APFS). Extensions are installed to /Library/Extensions instead of /System/Library/Extensions as a way to preserve vanilla methods, which also enables modifications of extensions without disabling System Integrity Protection in macOS. Cleaned up Catalina Installer Customize Section, removed old & unnecessary kexts, tools. Default desktop background image is left untouched. Safari Bookmarks are left untouched. No Desktop icons are created. Added support for Installing Lilu kext. Lilu Plugins are included as an option. Added support for Installing FakePCIID kext. FakePCIID Plugins are included as an option. USB XHCI Patches are applied but may need patch upgrade upon OS upgrade. AppleALC Audio Kext is updated.. Partial Intel Coffe-lake Graphics Support. Voodoo TrackPad/PS2 Kexts were updated to the latest version. ACPIBatteryManager.kext has been updated to the latest version. Full USB 2.0 and 3.0 support on 7/8/9 Series motherboards. Whatevergreen kext is added as an option.
It is not possible to Install Hackintosh Catalina Installer without converting to APFS. It is not possible to Install Hackintosh Catalina Installer on Master Boot Record Partition Schemes. It may fail. Removed Post-Installation Optimizations, they are not necessary now. Removed ATA/PATA Support, These are completely unnecessary in modern computers with UEFI BIOS. VoodooTSCSync kext has been removed from Installer. AptioMemoryFix.efi is removed OsxAptioFix3Drv.efi is used as replacement.
Hackintosh Catalina Installer can be installed with a Non-Metal-Compatible graphics card, but a Metal-Compatible graphics card is required for full graphics acceleration. Do not try to use this installer on a real mac. Hackintosh Catalina Installer does not support Legacy BIOS. Third-party Apps are no longer available.
Porting DMG to USB: In Mac use Restore Catalina Package to Port DMG Image into Pen Drive.
In Windows use TransMac software to write DMG Image into Pen Drive.