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FetchMacOS - A tool to download macOS on non-Mac platforms.

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that's a great thing

 

Edit:

It would be better to adjust the end of your Code like this installation procedure by chriss1111

the final result would be fantastic

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Any download of the installer that is done not directly from app stores from a mac or even virtual machine with osx ... is illegal.

Also this tool does not require an Apple account ... so no login etc ..

 

Close for any feedback

Edited by carlo_67
Sorry I had to check

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I have included a preview copy of the tool. Note that on Windows and Linux platforms, there is a need to decompress the packages separately.

 

Usage: fetch-macos.py [OPTIONS]

 

Options:

  -o, --output-dir TEXT  Target directory for package output.

  -c, --catalog-id TEXT  Name of catalog.

  -p, --product-id TEXT  Product ID (as seen in SoftwareUpdate).

  -l, --latest           Get latest available macOS package.

 

  --help                 Show this message and exit.

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I have included a preview copy of the tool. Note that on Windows and Linux platforms, there is a need to decompress the packages separately.

 

Usage: fetch-macos.py [OPTIONS]

 

Options:

  -o, --output-dir TEXT  Target directory for package output.

  -c, --catalog-id TEXT  Name of catalog.

  -p, --product-id TEXT  Product ID (as seen in SoftwareUpdate).

  -l, --latest           Get latest available macOS package.

 

  --help                 Show this message and exit.

 

So,

I was trying to run that on Windows.

First,  .command files are not recognizable on WIN. Then I was trying to use:

python fetch-macos.py 

with both -l option or any other options but that didn't worked. It always returned Syntax Error and notice about missing product ID or message to provide -l flag. Unfortunately fetchmacos.py won't pick up ANY flags on windows, even --help didn't worked (!). Which windows version is this compatible ? Does it require something more than python to be installed ?

On screenshot i see you're using it without any flags which is even more weird..

Any tips welcome :)

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For those still following along, I have updated the tool to support both beta and final builds of macOS Mojave (10.14). Yes, this does mean one can download 10.14 Developer Previews without a developer account.

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I just downloaded Mojave on my Mac. Which file do i use to install tho, I've tried a couple. The attached screenshot shows the error. Thanks

Screen Shot 2018-06-05 at 10.27.54 PM.png

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Thank you @Foxlet, i did download macOS 10.14 and install it with osinstall-legacy.mpkg on my real iMac 11.2 but when rebooted with holding option key the partition didn’t show how can I forced it to show and complete installing macOS Mojave 

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Awsome Tool i would like to downloade Sierra and El-Capitan with it but cant finde the needed ID´s for it.

 

Where i can finde the ID´s 

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