How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Easy Guide

September 28, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

VMware Tools Mac 10.10 Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the VMware Tools for a Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Guest on VMware Player, Fusion or Workstation.

Especially relevant: the VMware Tools Mac 10.10 Setup is available only for VMware Fusion.

And the VMware Tools Enhances the performance of a virtual machine and makes possible many of the ease-of-use features in VMware products.

For example, the following features are just some Features that are available only if VMware Tools is installed:

  • Significantly faster graphics performance and Windows Aero on operating systems that support Aero
  • Copying and pasting text, graphics, and files between the virtual machine and the host or client desktop
  • Improved mouse performance
  • Synchronization of the clock in the virtual machine with the clock on the host or client desktop
  • Scripting that helps automate guest operating system operations
How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 - Featured
  1. Download the VMware Tools for Mac OS X

    VMware Tools darwin.zip.tar for Mac

    Choose your VMware Fusion Release.
    Then Navigate to the Package Folder.

  2. Double-Click on VMware Tools .zip.tar to Extract:

    How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 - Extract zip.tar

  3. The Open the Payload Folder:

    How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 - Payload

  4. Double-Click to Mount the VMware-Tools Darwin ISO:

    How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 - Mount ISO

  5. Double-Click to Run the VMware-Tools Installer:

    How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 - Run Installer

  6. Follow VMware-Tools Installation:

    How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 - Installation 1
    How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 - Installation 2
    How to Install VMware Tools on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 - Installation 3

  7. Last Reboot to Enable the VMware Tools.


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