Diskmaker For Mac Yosemite

Posted : admin On 2/1/2022

Lion was the first version of OS X to be made available in the App Store, and it made sense that subsequent OS X releases would follow suit. While this method of software distribution is handy, it does mean having to have access to the internet and this is not always an option. Thankfully, it is possible to create a bootable USB driver installer for the OS.

There are numerous advantages to going down this route. If you have more than one computer on which you would like to install the operating system there is no need to wait for ages while the software is downloaded multiple times, and it also means that you can avoid exceeding any monthly download limited your ISP may have put in place.

It is possible to create your USB installer using OS X’s built in Disk Utility, but DiskMaker is, as the name implies, a handy tool that helps to automate and simplify the process. All that you need to have to hand is an 8GB drive that you don’t mind formatting and the software will take care of the rest for you.

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At startup, Lion DiskMaker for Mac immediately asks which operating system the user would like to use, whether OS X 10.7 or 10.8. The menu is small, but uncomplicated and walks the user through. Other than the thumb drive, all you need is a Yosemite compatible Mac (2007 iMac, 2008/9 MacBook, 2007 MacBook Pro, 2008 MacBook Air, 2009 Mac Mini, or 2008 Mac Pro or later models). OS X 10.12 Sierra. OS X 10.11 El Capitan. OS X 10.10 Yosemite. OS X 10.9 Mavericks. OS X 10.8 Mountain. DiskMaker X (formerly Lion DiskMaker) is an application built with AppleScript that you can use with many versions of OS X/macOS to build a bootable drive from OS X/macOS installer program (the one you download from the App Store). DiskMaker X helps to easily build a boot disk from the mac OS Install app using a USB thumb drive, an external Firewire or Thunderbolt drive, an SD-Card If you are a Mac technician or consultant, you’ll be able to easily upgrade your customers’ machines without having to re-download the app for each Mac. The DiskMaker X will take care of it as long as the thumb drive is recognized by your Mac OS X installation. Download Yosemite through the app store. Don’t install Yosemite when the installer pops up after successful download. Go ahead and just quit the Yosemite installer. Launch the DiskMaker X 4b4 and select Yosemite from the first dialog.

To save you from having to download OS X more than once, it is important that you run this tool immediately after you have downloaded the IS from the App Store – do not wait until after you have perform the upgrade or the installer will be deleted.


A great utility if you have more than one Mac to update or just want to ensure you have a backup OS X installer for offline use.

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Diskmaker X For Mac Yosemite

I tried to create a bootable flash drive using Diskmaker X & got the following message: 'The disk could not be created because of an error: An error occured: -609. Finder got an error: Connection is invalid.' What connection? I'm using the Yosemite version of Diskmaker. I sent an e-mail to the person who created Diskmaker X & asked him what it meant, but he hasn't replied back. I've been corresponding with him & asking him questions.
What does that mean? The flash drive is 16 GB. It shows as Yosemite Installer on the Desktop. Could the flash drive be defective? When I click on it & click on 'get info', it shows that it is formatted as OS X journaled. Is it possible to run a diagnostic on the flash drive?
I'm anxious to do a clean install of Yosemite on my MacBook Pro & my mini.