Check the Progress of createinstallmedia

Creating a USB install disk for macOS (OS X) can take 5 to 40 minutes and the createinstallmedia utility doesn’t provide any indication of the progress. However, the Disk tab in the Activity Monitor application (in Applications → Tools→ Activity Monitor) does provide a real-time view of how much data the tool has written to the USB disk which is a good estimate of the overall progress:

The progress of createinstallmedia when creating a bootable USB disk for macOS (OS X)

Leave a Reply