Reviews (1) 8/10 (Expert Score) Product is rated as #170 in category MAC. PROS: Available for Mac OS Devices with Graphical User Interface. Seamless Process To Make Mac OS Bootable USB Drive. CONS: Not Available for Windows Devices. Diskmaker X is a utility software that allows you to make a bootable USB with the help of a MacOS image file. Diskmaker X is a perfect Rufus alternative for macOS computer users. Using the software and creating a bootable USB is very simple and straight forward. Just launch the tool and at first, it will ask you to navigate and select the image file.
DiskMaker X is the successor to Lion DiskMaker. The tool creates a bootable DVD or a bootable USB stick for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
Lion DiskMaker is an application programmed with AppleScript that you can use with Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 or 10.8 to burn a DVD or build a bootable USB key from OS X 10.7 or 10.8. You may want to check out more Mac applications, such as DiskMaker X 5, DiskMaker X 7 for High Sierra or SCOtutor for Lion, which might be similar to Lion DiskMaker.
Apple provides Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, OS X 10.8 from Mountain Lion and OS X 10.9 Mavericks by default only on the Mac app store. Users need to download the software to upgrade from Snow Leopard or lion.
Users who want to install the OS on multiple Macs need a bootable media. The Lion DiskMaker tool does this job. It is suitable for creating a bootable USB stick of Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks. Bootable DVDs can also be created.My wife's iMac is running 10.6.8. I would like to upgrade her to Mavericks and have already prepared a thumb drive with DiskMaker X. As part of the process, I would like to create a recovery partition to use in emergencies going forward. My tentative process is