Run a macOS VM on an Intel-based Mac

Running a virtual machine on an Intel-based Mac is a very common thing. But typically, people would be running Windows or Linux on their x86-based Mac. It is perfectly possible to virtualize macOS as well. This allows for some experimenting with different versions or playing around without the risk of breaking your own macOS instance. In this article, I will explain how to get this going when you’re have an Intel-based Mac, by using VMware Fusion.

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Run a macOS VM on a Silicon-based Mac

When talking about running a VM on a Mac, most of the times people assume you will be running Windows but it’s perfectly possible to run macOS virtually as well. This allows you to run different separate macOS instances, on different versions if you like, independently from the natively installed macOS on your machine. This allows for some experimenting with different versions or playing around without the risk of breaking your own macOS instance. In this article, I will explain how to get this going when you’re have a Silicon-based Mac, using UTM.

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