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macOS Ventura Installer Free Download Database (Ongoing Update)

Summary: Do not know where to download macOS Ventura? View this macOS Ventura download database. It offers the full macOS Ventura 13 installer for your direct download. Also, it tells you how to download macOS Ventura DMG and ISO and how to download Ventura to USB.- From iBoysoft

macOS Ventura download

As the successor of macOS Monterey, macOS Ventura carries giant changes, including new features and key enhancements. The more intelligent Mail, convenient Stage Manager, powerful Continuity Camera, and more attract you to go for an experience.

Or, you're just not happy with macOS Sonoma and want to downgrade to macOS Ventura or download Ventura for a test.

Here, this macOS Ventura download center offers you links to the major macOS Ventura and all its minor versions. You can directly download them on your Mac. It also tells you how to download macOS Ventura ISO, macOS Ventura DMG, and macOS Ventura to USB. Even when you fail to download Ventura, it helps analyze the causes and supplies solutions.

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 Tips: To download Mac OS Ventura on your Mac, enough free space is required to store the installer. Otherwise, the download is prone to failure like many users we've surveyed from the Apple community.

 

To release space on your Mac, you can manually delete your outdated downloads, useless documents, cache files, etc., but it is time-consuming. Alternatively, you can use a Mac cleaner to do this job. iBoysoft DiskGeeker is a disk management tool that can help you search for and clean the accumulated junk files on your Mac within a few clicks. Use it to quickly let the junk files make room for the incoming macOS Ventura installer.

How to directly download macOS Ventura for free?

Apple has rolled out the major version and multiple minor updates of macOS Ventura. Here are the full macOS Ventura download links.

You can directly download your wanted InstallAssistant.pkg file to your Mac (even if your Mac doesn't support macOS Ventura).

download macOS Ventura InstallAssistant PKG

Then, you can either use the macOS Ventura PKG to continue finishing installation on your Mac, create a bootable macOS Ventura USB installer, create a Ventura DMG file, or configure the macOS Ventura ISO file for Windows.

Download macOS Ventura installers for free:

macOS Ventura 13 Full InstallerVersionSizeRelease Date
InstallAssistant.pkg13.6.611.4GBMar.24, 2024
InstallAssistant.pkg13.6.511.4GBMar.07, 2024
InstallAssistant.pkg13.6.411.4GBJan. 22, 2024
InstallAssistant.pkg13.6.311.4GBDec. 11, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.6.2 (2021+ M1 & M2 MB Pro only)9.8GBNov. 07, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.6.2 (New M3 iMac & 14″ MB Pro only)9.8GBNov. 07, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.6.111.1GBOct. 25, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.611.1GBSept. 21, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.5.211.0GBSept. 07, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.5.111.0GBAug. 17, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.511.0GBJul. 24, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.4.111.0GBJun. 21, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.4.1 (New WWDC Macs Only)11.0GBJun. 21, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.411.0GBMay 18, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.3.111.0GBApr. 07, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.311.0GBMar. 27, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.2.112.12GBFeb. 13, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.212.12GBJan. 23, 2023
InstallAssistant.pkg13.112.12GBDec. 13, 2022
InstallAssistant.pkg13.0.112.12GBNov. 09, 2022
InstallAssistant.pkg13.012.12GBOct. 24, 2022

 Note: If you can't download the macOS Ventura PKG file from the above links, check your network and access permission to swcdn.apple.com. If you want to get the macOS Sonoma installer, visit: the macOS Sonoma download center.

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How to manually download macOS Ventura on your Mac?

Of course, you can download macOS Ventura from the App Store on your Mac. The prerequisite is that your Mac is compatible with this version.

Here's a quick checklist of macOS Ventura compatibility:

  • MacBook Air: 2018 and later
  • MacBook Pro: 2017 and later
  • MacBook: 2017 and later
  • Mac Mini: 2018 and later
  • iMac: 2017 and later
  • iMac Pro: 2017
  • Mac Pro: 2019 and later
  • Mac Studio: 2022

If your Mac supports macOS 13, click the link below to download it or manually from the App Store.

Download macOS Ventura

  1. Click the Apple icon > App Store.
  2. Enter macOS Ventura into the search bar. 
    search for macOS Ventura in App Store
  3. Find macOS Ventura on the right panel and then click View next to it. 
    download macOS Ventura from App Store
  4. Click Get > Download to download macOS Ventura to your Mac.

The download process will take hours, during the process, don't turn off your machine.

download macOS Ventura

If the Ventura installer automatically opens after downloading, don't configure the installation if you don't want to install macOS Ventura on your Mac right now.

Go to the menu bar, click Install macOS Ventura > Quit Install macOS > Quit to close the installer. The installer will remain in the Applications folder in Finder.

quit macOS Ventura installer

Tell more people how to download macOS Ventura on a Mac/MacBook.

 

How to create a macOS Ventura bootable USB?

After downloading the macOS Ventura installer, you also need to do these preparations before creating a macOS Ventura bootable USB:

  • Prepare a bootable Mac. If you create a bootable macOS Ventura USB installer for Apple Silicon Mac, prepare an Apple Silicon Mac.
  • Prepare a USB drive. At least 32GB capacity (Of course, larger is better) and format the USB to Mac OS Extended with GUID Partition Map. For Apple Silicon Mac, format the USB to APFS.

Then, you can follow the steps below to create a bootable USB for macOS Ventura:

  1. Connect the prepared USB to the Mac.
  2. Open Terminal (Launchpad > Other).
  3. Copy and paste the following command into the Terminal window. Replace MyVolume with the name of the USB. sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Ventura.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/MyVolume
  4. Press Return and type your admin password. 
    macOS Ventura download USB
  5. Wait until the "Copy Complete and Done" notification shows up.

Now, you can use the macOS Ventura bootable USB on a Mac that's compatible with macOS 13.

How to download macOS Ventura ISO?

If you download macOS Ventura for Windows, you need to use the Ventura download installer to create an ISO file for VirtualBox or VMWare. Only the macOS Ventura ISO file can run on a PC.

You can refer to this detailed tutorial to firsthand download macOS Ventura ISO or follow the steps it offers to manually create macOS Ventura ISO:

How to Download and Create macOS Ventura ISO File?

How to download macOS Ventura DMG?

From macOS High Sierra, the file format of the downloaded macOS installer is PKG. However, you need a macOS Ventura DMG file to install Ventura on a virtual machine.

If you have no clue about how to convert PKG to DMG, follow this article to directly download macOS Ventura DMG or follow the steps to create one:

How to Download & Create macOS Ventura DMG File?

Can't download macOS Ventura on your Mac, why & what to do?

When you fail to download the macOS 13 installer, the question "Why can't I download macOS Ventura on my Mac?" appears in your mind.

The most common reasons for the issue cover incompatibility between your Mac and Ventura, unstable or broken internet, insufficient free space, and a paused Apple Server.

To tackle the culprits that block you from downloading macOS Ventura, try the four tricks below. Dive into them and then drive away the snags on your way to macOS Ventura download.

1. Check your Mac model

Not all Mac machines support macOS 13. Usually, if your Mac device isn't compatible with macOS 13, you'll see a warning when downloading Ventura from the App Store.

If you download Ventura not for installation on your Mac, you can get the macOS 13 installer via the offered link above.

macOS Ventura incompatible with Mac

2. Check the Wi-Fi

The macOS Ventura download process takes a relatively long time and the final time consumption depends on the network condition. More importantly, it is easily interrupted by unstable or broken networks.

So, if your macOS Ventura download process hangs or lasts even for half a day or longer, check your Wi-Fi. You can turn Wi-Fi off and then on or change to another network.

cant download macOS Ventura

3. Check if the Apple Server is down

macOS Ventura installer is stored in the Apple Server and all the Mac users download it from there. If the Apple Server is suddenly down, you can't download macOS Ventura.

So, you can go to check the current condition of the Apple Server. If the lights next to the App Store, macOS Software Update, and Mac App Store are yellow or red, it shows the Apple Server is unstable or down. Wait until they turn green.

check Apple Server

4. Free up more storage space on your Mac

Enough free space is required on your Mac hard drive to store the macOS Ventura installer. If your Mac almost runs out of the available storage, you can't download Ventura onto it.

Therefore, tidy up files on your Mac to release space for the incoming macOS Ventura installer. If your Mac has accumulated a huge amount of files and folders and drives you insane to clean up them, why not use a Mac cleaning tool?

iBoysoft DiskGeeker, a disk management tool, covers the Mac hard drive cleaning feature. It can help you scan all the junk files on your Mac for one-click deletion, including user cache files, trash, useless downloads, application cache files, and more.

  1. Download, install, and launch iBoysoft DiskGeeker on your Mac device.
  2. Choose Macintosh HD - Data (or macOS - Data) volume on the sidebar and then click Clean Junk on the right toolbar. 
    clean junk
  3. Wait for the tool to scan junk files on your Mac.
  4. From the results, choose your unwanted files and click Clean to remove them from your Mac. 
    clean unwanted files

Now, you can try to download macOS Ventura again.

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