How to Download macOS Monterey, Big Sur, Catalina & Mojave Full Installers

How to download macOS Monterey 12, Big Sur 11, Catalina 10.15, Mojave 10.14, High Sierra 10.13, Sierra 10.12, 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion & 10.7 Lion!!!


If you are wondering how to download macOS Big Sur, Catalina, Mojave or High Sierra installers you found the right place. If you are a macOS user or just starting in Apple IT, you will find out pretty quickly this can get complicated.

8 Different ways to download macOS Full Installers

Need a full macOS installer to rebuild a Mac or create a USB Installer stick? I will show you 8 different ways to download macOS.

  • 1. Mac App Store = High Sierra, Mojave, Catalina, Big Sur & Monterey
  • 2. Mojave 10.14, 10.15 & 11 Software Update pane = 12.0 Monterey
  • 3. Softwareupdate –fetch-full-installer command = 10.14 & 10.15, 11.0 & 12.0
  • 4. EASY WAY! – Download macOS Monterey & Big Sur from Apple via InstallAssistant.pkg
  • 5. Direct Download links for 10.12 Sierra, 10.11 El Capitan & 10.10 Yosemite
  • 6. Direct download links for 10.8 Mountain Lion & 10.7 Lion – ARE NOW FREE!
  • 7. Greg Neagle’s installinstallmacos.py script = 10.13, 10.14, 10.15, 11.0 & 12.0
  • 8. MDS (Mac Deploy Stick) by twocanoes.com = 10.13, 10.14, 10.15, 11.0 & 12.0

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