Create Bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX

In this article, I’m going to show you how to create bootable USB installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX on Mac device. There are various ways to create bootable USB for macOS Sierra or the later versions of Mac Operating System but in this tutorial, you will learn on how to create a bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX. When you create a bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX, this will help you to install macOS Sierra on Mac Devices like “MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and so on”. This app is mostly compatible with Mac devices, not PC.

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Create Bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX

First, you have to download the DiskMaker X 6 from its website then install it on your Mac computer. DiskMaker X (formerly Lion DiskMaker) is an application built with Apple Script that you can use with many versions of OS X to build a bootable drive from OS X installer program (the one you download from the App Store). As soon as you launch the application, it tries to find the OS X Install program with Spotlight. Then, it proposes to build a bootable install disk and make it look as nice as possible. It’s the easiest way to build an OS X Installer in a few clicks! Then you can use the Install drive to fully re-install the OS on a freshly formatted drive, or install it on your many Macs without re-downloading the full installer.

Step #1. Prior anything, download macOS Sierra from the Apple App Store. Open App Store then then search for macOS Sierra and you will get the download link. In the snapshot below you can see the example. But you’ll see I have already downloaded so mine show Install instead of Download.

How to download macOS Sierra

Download macOS Sierra

When the downloaded is completed, it’ll directly go to the Application folder.

How to download macOS Sierra

How to download macOS Sierra

Step #2. Download DiskMakerX then install it on your Mac devices.

Create bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX

download & install diskmakerx

Step #3. Connect your USB Installer to your machine then open Disk Utility from launchpad. Choose USB then formate it as snapshot below.

Format USB Flash for macOS Sierra

Format USB Flash for macOS Sierra

When formating process is done, close Disk Utility window.

Format USB Flash for macOS Sierra

Formating USB Flash for macOS Sierra

Step #4. Now click on the DiskMaker X software. Select the OS X version that you have. Here we choose macOS Sierra 10.12 version. Next choose Use this Copy.

Create bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX

Select OS X Version

Step #5. In this step, it tells you that which type of disk will you use whether your USB Flash drive or any other disk? So absolutely here, we select the An 8 GB USB Thumb Drive. Now select the macOS Sierra 10.12 then click on Choose this disk.

Create bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX

Use an 8GB USB Thumb Drive

Create bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX

Choose your USB

Step #6. At this point, if you continue, all the data on this flash will be lost so be careful that you don’t have anything inside flash to loose it. Click Erase to Continue the process. When you tapped on Continue button, you will be prompted to enter the username plus password.

Create bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX

Erase then create the disk

Just type the username of your computer with password then hit the OK button. The process will automatically start, so be relax & patient. It will take around 30 minutes to complete.

Create bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX

Hit Continue

At this step, just press on quit button. Next portion of this step by step guide, we will explain how to perform a clean installation of Mac OS El Capitan on Mac Operating System?

Perform Clean Installation of macOS Sierra

After creating a bootable USB installer for macOS Sierra, it’s time to install it on Apple MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. You also can install macOS Sierra on PC through bootable USB with DiskMakerX. I’m not going thorough the installation here but you can use the pre-written articles regarding installation of macOS Sierra on Apple devices or non-Apple devices such as laptop and desktop.

Create bootable USB Installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX Video Tutorial

Conclusion

It was all about on how to create a bootable USB installer for macOS Sierra with DiskMakerX. I hope you have gotten something from this article. If you have any question, feel free to share via comment section down below. Thanks for being with us.

 

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