A simple but powerful patcher for macOS Big Sur. (by BenSova)

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Posts with mentions or reviews of Patched-Sur. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-24.
  • No wifi after big sur patch
  • Is it safe to use Patched Sur and using it as my daily driver?
  • Big Sur patcher compatibility
    Go HERE download the patcher and follow the instructions to the letter. Be aware that you have to be on Catalina to use it.
  • Does iOS 15 Reminders and Notes work on macOS Catalina? | 2021-09-20
    Maybe it’s worth backup your iMac and check Big Sur patcher, I ran into same problem with reminders, then I installed Big Sur on my 2012 MBP, I didn’t notice any slowdown compared with Catalina and I got remainders working again.
  • Success on a Macbook Pro 9,2 (2012 MBP corei7)
    Your data is fine. All source code is available for you see to see on GitHub
  • My maxed out Mid-2012 13 inch MBP - 16GB of ram and 1.2TB of SSD! | 2021-09-10
    Here you go!
  • Please help me! (Read comment below for explanation)
    You could try to update the system to the latest Big Sur:
  • Big computer noob trying to get Big Sur
    Patched Sur
  • Can't make boot usb thumb drive
    Here's the steps 10..14:
  • Has anyone been able to get Mac OS 11 to install on a 2012 Mac Mini (2.5 Dual-Core i5)? | 2021-08-24
  • Here's Patched Sur v1.0.0, brought to you from all the sides of the world.
    Quick link to Patched Sur v1.0.0 on GitHub
  • Is it safe to update to any future MacOS versions using the original Apple system update on settings via OTA? Currently patched with BigSurPatcher.
  • Who else is still rocking a 2015 MBP. Just added a 1TB Samsung NVMe to mine.
  • “Failed to Update Patched Sur“ pop up occurs all the time... What to do?
    Go HERE and download the latest version (0.2.1) and substitute it on your application folder. (On the first time Right click->open)
  • Thank you to everyone & the devs for working hard on getting Big Sur useable on non Metal Macs. Works lovely on my Late 2011! Couple of cosmetic bugs here and there but it’s not a massive issue.
    Would you please explain the patch process you used? I'm brand new here — I found out 5 minutes ago that I could install Big Sur on my 2011 17"! — but everything I'm reading (even the official readme on Github) says that hardware acceleration isn't possible.


Basic Patched-Sur repo stats
about 2 months ago

BenSova/Patched-Sur is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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