DiskMaker X is an application programmed with AppleScript that you can use from Mac OS  10.6 up  to OS X 10.9 to build a bootable drive from Mac OS X Lion or OS X Mountain Lion Installation program. As soon as you launch the application, it tries to find the OS X Install program with Spotlight. Then, it proposes to build a DVD or create a bootable install disk.

To build a bootable disk, you’ll need an 8 GB (minimum) USB thumb key drive, a USB, Firewire or Thunderbolt drive or an SD-Card.

WARNING! DiskMaker X will erase the volume or the drive you chose, according to the options you chose. Don’t forget to backup your data first!

Latest version

Click here to download DiskMaker X 3.0.3 (about 4,2 MB), compatible with Mavericks !

DiskMaker X is not able yet to build a Mavericks installer from Mac OS X 10.6.8. More information here.

Older versions

When it was still Lion DiskMaker, DiskMaker X had the ability to burn DVDs too. Older versions are available here.

Download DiskMaker 2.0.2 ( ZIP file, about 3 MB).  

Note: If you still wish to use a 4GB USB key with Lion, you can download version 1.7.

Download Lion DiskMaker 1.7 ( ZIP file, 800 KB).

DiskMaker X is donationware. If you like it, you can make a small (or huge ;-) ) donation here. If you hate Paypal, but still want to show your support, please get in touch with me so we can find a solution.

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