How to Install Vmware Tools on MacOS Catalina on Windows PC?

In 2019, Apple announced its new operating system which is MacOS Catalina 10.15, this operating system has several handy features which are very useful and awesome. MacOS Catalina 10.15 is a very beautiful operating system and every user wants to install it and give it a shot. However, to test MacOS Catalina you have the best option to install it on virtualization software like Virtualbox and Vmware Workstation. this two virtual machine is the best platform to test any operating system. Moreover, if you install MacOS Catalina on Vmware then after that you need to install Vmware tools on MacOS Catalina 10.15, Therefore, in this article, I will show you how to install Vmware tools on MacOS Catalina on Windows PC.

Before, installing Vmware tools on MacOS Catalina here you have to know a little bit about Vmware tools. Vmware tools is a set of tools developed by Vmware Workstation to enable file sharing functionalities for users. it means that these tools allow the user to copy and paste files or share files between the host and guest operating system. So, while you install the MacOS Catalina 10.15 on VMware then afterward, you have to install Vmware tools to share files.

Therefore, it is very important to install the VMware tools on MacOS Catalina. However, you can install Vmware tools for all guest operating systems such as Windows, Mac, and Linux but configuring the Vmware tools in Linux is somehow harder than Windows and Mac.

Moreover, you can install MacOS Catalina 10.15 on Virtualbox using windows but the advantage of installing MacOS Catalina on Virtualbox is that you don’t need to install Virtualbox Tools because there is no need of that. and MacOS Catalina installation is quite easy on Virtualbox but if you don’t know then follow the link and install macOS Catalina 10.15 on Virtualbox.

Install Vmware Tools on MacOS Catalina

Here are some steps to install Vmware tools on MacOS 10.15 Catalina on Windows PC, Therefore, focus on each step.

Step 1. To install the Vmware tool, you have to run Mac OS Catalina virtual Machine, when you sign in to MacOS Catalina then Navigate to VM from the top menu and click on the Install Vmware Tools.

Step 2. When you clicked on the Install Vmware tools, after that, the Vmware tools dialog box will open and here you have to click on the Install Vmware tools option.

instal vmware tools on MacOS Catalina

Install Vmware Tools

Now, it will ask you to permit to access the removable volume, Therefore, click OK.

Allow Vmware tools installer on macOS

Allow Vmware Tools Installer

Step 3. Here is the first step which is welcome to the Vmware tools installer, therefore, you have to click on the Continue button to move to the next step.

Vmware Tools Introduction

Vmware Tools Introduction

Step 4. After that, the installation window will pop-up, therefore, click the Install button and meanwhile, you will see the installation notification. here click the Continue Installation.

Vmware tools Installation

Install Vmware Tools

Step 5. To install the software you have to enter your Account password, Therefore, enter your password and click on the Install Software.

Enter Admin Password

Enter Admin Password

Step 6. Now the installer asks you, would you like to access files on a removable volume, So, simply click on the Ok button.

Step 7. Here, MacOS Catalina 10.15 has blocked the Vmware’s extension because it is downloaded from App Store, Therefore, click on the Open Security Preferences.

Go to Security Preference

Go to Security Preference

Step 8. While the Security and Privacy are opened then click on the lock icon at the bottom of the window and enter your login password.

Unlock Security Privacy

Unlock Security Privacy

Step 9. Here, you have to allow this extension by clicking on the Allow button, when the allow button is clicked then the preferences will tell you to restart because it requires a restart. Therefore, click Ok and come back to the installation window of the Vmware Tools Installer.

Allow Vmware Tools

Allow Vmware Tools

Step 10. Now all the files are copied and it will ask you to restart the operating system, therefore, click the Restart button. After the system is restarted then the blocked extension will appear, So, click on the Open Security Preferences and once again allow it.

Restart MacOS Catalina

Restart MacOS Catalina

Note: You have applied the above steps and if it didn’t work then reinstall the VMware tools, and restart the operating system, After restarting ignore the system extension blocked. then open the System Preferences by yourself and enable it.

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Conclusion

In this article, you learn how to install VMware tools on MacOS Catalina on Windows PC. While you have installed MacOC Catalina on Vmware then after that, you have to install Vmware tools for MacOS Catalina. Therefore, this article will help you to do that, Moreover, if you have any question then feel free to ask me and don’t forget to give your feedback.

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