Install OS X El Capitan on PC



Because hardware support for macOS Sierra (10.12) is more limited than OS X 10.11 "El Capitan," you may have hardware that is not compatible with later versions of the macOS but that is compatible with this version. Quality Hackintosh tutorials for El Capitan include:

Install OS X El Capitan on Supported PCs - How to install OS X 10.11 El Capitan on any supported PC from the legendary tonymacx86 using the site's own Unibeast 6 software tool. The site has troubleshooting guidelines if the installation does not go smoothly, also. It covers the OS X 10.11.1, 10.11.2, 10.11.3, 10.11.4, 10.11.5, and 10.11.6 updates, as well.

Update from OS X Yosemite to El Capitan - A simple tutorial to upgrade directly from OS X Yosemite (10.10) to OS X El Capitan (10.11) using the Clover software tool.

Install OS X El Capitan with Chameleon - A basic tutorial to install OS X El Capitan (10.11) using the Enoch version of the older Chameleon bootloader.

Install OS X El Capitan on PCs with Unibeast - If the "official" tutorial from tonymacx86 isn't as easy to follow as you would like, you might prefer this installation guide from MacBreaker, which includes step-by-step screenshots of the process.

Install OS X El Capitan on PCs with Multibeast 8 - A step-by-step installation guide with easy-to-follow screenshots also from MacBreaker.

Install OS X El Capitan on PCs Tutorial - Another quality tutorial to install OS X El Capitan on a compatible PC from the long term Microsoft-focused site Redmond Pie.

Building My US$1200 Hackintosh - A long tutorial to select hardware and install OS X El Capitan as well as a performance evaluation written from the perspective of a designer.

Dual Boot OS X El Capitan & Windows on PCs - How to install OS X El Capitan and Windows on separate hard drives on your Hackintosh for trouble-free operation.

Create a Bootable OS X El Capitan Thumb Drive - A detailed tutorial from ArsTechnica that covers how to create a bootable OS X El Capitan USB flash drive for a Hackintosh (or a Mac) using the DiskMaker X app.

Note that although official hardware support for OS X 10.11 "El Capitan" is extensive, support for specific features, such as support for the advanced "Metal" graphics technology is more limited. If Metal capability (or another particular feature) is of critical interest to you, make sure that it is likely to work with your desired Hackintosh configuration prior to making hardware purchases.

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This helpful video offers easy-to-follow instructions to install macOS El Capitan on a compatible PC:













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