How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

In this article, I am going to show you how to install VMware tools on Mac OS X El Capitan. Have you ever installed Mac OS X El on Virtual Machine (VM) like VMware or virtualBox? If you are new then don’t worry I will leave the links below to install it on Virtual Machine. But if you’re not and you haven’t installed it on VM. Then you are in the right place because here I am wanna show you how to install Vmware tools on Mac OS X El Capitan. If you install it then you OS X 10.11 Will work perfectly with the VMware. Actually, when you install Vmware tools on OS X 10.11 then it will install the missing drivers and kext when you installed it then your OS X El Capitan works perfectly. So follow below step by step to install VMware tools on Mac OS X El Capitan.

Install OS X El Capitan on Virtual Machines

Use the Links below to install OS X on Virtual Machines like Virtualbox or Vmware. But if you want to Install VMware tools then you must Install OS X on Vmware before going ahead.

Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan

Step #1. Download Darwin.ISO from the link below and place it on your desktop.

Step #2. Power On the Mac OS X El Capitan VM that you want to install VMware tools on it.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Power on the OS X VM

Step #3. Enter your Password and log In into your Account.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Log In

Step #4. Right Click on the Mac OS X El Capitan tab then click on Removable Devices > CD/DVD (SATA) > Settings.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

OS X VM Settings

Step #5. From the Devices Status, Check the box of Connected and Connect at power on. Then from Connection section “Select Use ISO image file:” and click on browse.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Browse ISO Image file

Step #6. Now Navigate and select the Darwin.ISO file that you download from the link in step 1 and click Open.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Open Darwin ISO File

 

Step #7. Now on the Virtual Machine settings click on OK to save the changes that you made.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Save the changes

Step #8. After that go to OS X VM and enter full-screen mode, Wait a while for the file and then it will run automatically, so when VMware tools dialog box appears then click on Install VMware Tools.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Vmware Tools

Step #9. On introduction Page click on Continue.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

VMware Tools Installer

Step #10. Then click on Install.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Install Now

Step #11. Again click on Continue Installation.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Continue Installation

Step #12. Then type your Password and click on Install Software to allow this.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Install Software

Step #13. Wait for Installer to complete the installation process and when the installation was Successful then click on Restart to finish installing the software.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Restart OS X VM

Done Installation

So when your OS X VM reboots then Vmware tools is installed on your VM and it must work perfectly like Auto selecting the Display Size and other drivers.

How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X El Capitan?

VMware Tools Installed

This was all about, how to install VMware tools on Mac OS X El Capitan. If you faced any problem tell us below by comment, feel free to tell us. we’re waiting for your suggestion.

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