Create a Bootable Lion Install DVD easily

Mac OS X Lion was launched about a fortnight ago. It became the most downloaded OS ever on the 1st day of its release clocking a million downloads.

I had posted before on how you can Install Lion from USB or DVD. Now there’s a simple software based on Apple Actionscript that allows you to do that very easily.

Here’s the official program description:

What is Lion Disk Maker ?
Lion Disk Maker is a small application programmed with AppleScript that you can use with Mac OS X 10.6 or 10.7 to burn a DVD or build a bootable USB key from Mac OS X Lion’s Installation programm.

As soon as you launch the application, it checks the presence of Mac OS X Lion Install in the /Applications folder, or tries to find one using Spotlight. Then, it proposes to build a DVD or create a USB bootable install disk.

To burn the DVD, you’ll need a SuperDrive and a writable DVD (single layer, 4,7 GB). To build a bootable disk, you’ll need a 4GB (minimum) USB or Firewire drive or an SD-Card. WARNING ! The whole content of the drive (including every other volume from this drive) will be erased ! Please backup any data on another disk if necessary.


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