Download macOS Big Sur DMG file for clean installation (macOS 11)

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macOS 11 Big Sur is available to download, showcasing many refinements and improvements to Mac users.

There are some great new features in macOS Big Sur including: the biggest redesign in decades, lots of neat iOS features like the Control Centre, and huge updates to Messages, Safari and Maps and TV apps. But the big question you are probably asking is, will my Mac be able to run macOS 11 Big Sur? Here’s everything you need to know about macOS Big Sur compatibility.

Big Sur is our now, but it won’t be possible to install Big Sur on every Mac – this year a few more Macs will be missing out on updating to the latest version of the macOS.

Can your Mac run macOS 11 Big Sur?

  • MacBook models from early 2015 or later
  • MacBook Air models from 2013 or later
  • MacBook Pro models from 2013 or later
  • Mac mini models from 2014 or later
  • iMac models from 2014 or later
  • iMac Pro (all models)
  • Mac Pro models from 2013 or later


Google Drive:

Apple Server:

macOS Big Sur DownloadVersionBuildAppAvailableDate
InstallAssistant.pkg11.7.920G1426  24/7/2023

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Create a bootable installer for macOS

Step 1: Format the USB

Go to Disk Utility (Click on Launchpad > OtherDisk Utility). Then Format the USB with the following information:

  • Name: Untitled (This name is optional, subject to change)
  • Format: MacOS Extended (Journaled)
  • Scheme: GUID Partion Map

Step 2: Copy the installation file to the Application folder

After downloading, if the .DMG, double-click to mount, then drag the installation file to the Application folderIf it is InstallAssistant.pkg file, double-click to install.

Step 3: Plug in the USB flash drive or other volume that you’re using for the bootable installer. 

Step 4: Open Terminal, which is in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder.

Step 5: Type or paste one of the commands below into Terminal, then press Return to enter the command. Each command assumes that the installer is in your Applications folder, and Untitled is the name of the USB flash drive or other volume you’re using. If the volume has a different name, replace Untitled in the command with the name of your volume.

sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Big\ --volume /Volumes/Untitled

Step 6: When prompted, type your administrator password. Terminal doesn’t show any characters as you type. Then press Return.

Step 7:When prompted, type Y to confirm that you want to erase the volume, then press Return. Terminal shows the progress as the volume is erased.

Step 8: After the volume is erased, you may see an alert that Terminal would like to access files on a removable volume. Click OK to allow the copy to proceed. 

Step 9:When Terminal says that it’s done, the volume will have the same name as the installer you downloaded, such as Install macOS Big Sur. You can now quit Terminal and eject the volume.

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