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Development status Active
Platform Intel x86-64
Type Installer
Website www.tonymacx86.com
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xMove by tonymacx86 is a package that helps create an Installer partition for a fresh Retail installation of OS X Lion. One half of the xMove + MultiBeast Method.

xMove Actions

  1. xMove looks for and mounts the InstallESD.dmg in your Mac OS X Install Data folder. This is the stuff that is installed from running the Install Mac OS X Lion app and rebooting.
  2. xMove looks for BaseSystem.dmg inside the InstallESD mounted image. This is the main bootable OS installer.
  3. xMove moves everything in BaseSystem.dmg to your target drive.
  4. xMove moves the Packages folder from root of InstallESD.dmg to root of your target drive.
  5. xMove moves mach_kernel from root of InstallESD to root of target drive.
  6. xMove unmounts all .dmgs


  1. A System Running Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.6 or later with:
  2. Intel Core 2 or above, 64 bit CPU
  3. Mac App Store Account + $29.99
  4. Internet Access to Download 4GB OS X Lion App through Mac App Store
  5. 4GB space available in /Applications
  6. 8GB additional free space on your hard drive
  7. Mac Pro 3,1 system definition and the latest Chimera Bootloader from MultiBeast

Official Information

xMove + MultiBeast: Install OS X 10.7 Lion on any Supported Intel Core 2 or Core i based PC

xMove Video Demo