VMware tools are a bunch of tools in VMware that are developed by VMware workstation which allows the users to copy and paste, share and transfer files from host to guest. As if many of you guys might have read our previous article in which we gave you information about the 2019 (WWDC) and we talked about how to install macOS Catalina on VMware. The interesting features of the Catalina were perfectly exciting. If you have installed Catalina with our steps, installing VMware tools will be so easy for you but if you haven’t installed macOS Catalina from our website go check it up once.
From whatever website you have installed macOS Catalina on VMware for sure now you would like to share files, enjoy great screen resolution. So if you want to share files, you need to install VMware Tools on your Mac. Installing it is pretty easy but needs some help of us of course.
Why should we install VMware tools on macOS Catalina?
As we all know the new macOS has new features and new updates so remember if you didn’t installed VMware tools in macOS Catalina your macOS will be incomplete. You won’t be able to do many things.
Install VMware Tools on macOS Catalina
The stepping part is quite easy we will guide you and you just have to follow. There are basic 11 steps which is quite short and you don’t need to waste your time because there are so short things to do.
So power on the macOS Catalina virtual machine.
When it’s on, click on VM then click Install VMware Tools.
After clicking on Install VMware tools, a dialog box will open and there click on install VMware tools. After doing that click OK.
Next, simply press Continue on the wizard.
Again press Next.
In the password field that appears, enter your password and then a pop up will appear, click on System Preferences on there.
This is the last part from the security system so click on lock icon at the end of Window and enter your password. For enabling this extension, you need to click on Allow Button.
After that, press Restart on the wizard.
After the restart, when the Mac is up, click system preferences on the pop up again that appears.
Now once again unlock then allow the Vmware Tools from the system preferences.
The final step you need to do now is to reinstall the Vmware tools from Vmware. Now head over to the VM then VMware Tools and do it like you did before. When you’re done click restart.
So once it is done, you can enjoy the complete and most perfect screen resolution and everything else there.
And that’s it. If you’ve any questions or anything to say, put it in the comment down below.