Make Bootable Installation USB from Mac OS X.DMG on Windows PC

Bootable Mac OS X Installation USB Windows

In the following instruction, we show specifically how to make a Mac OS X bootable installation USB from El Capitan.DMG, Yosemite.DMG, Maverick.DMG or any OS X older versions on Windows PC.

This is cool for Windows users who want to install Mac OS X on their PC, but useful for Mac users when their Mac is not working and needs to be re-installed new and fresh Mac Operating System.

Basically, you need two things: A MacOS X.DMG (or.ISO) and TransMac software.

How to create Mac OS X bootable USB on Windows?

  • You need to prepare an USB (8Gb or bigger).
  • Run TransMac by Run as administrator
  • Right-mouse the USB drive, choose Restore with Disk Image

Restore with Disk Image

  • From the warning dialog box, just click on Yes


  • Browse for the DMG file, then Click on OK button

Restore DMG to USB

  • The whole process then takes a few minutes to finish

making mac os x bootable usb on Windows