Bootcamp is a software that allows you to run Windows on your Mac. Bootcamp 6.0.6133 is the latest version that supports Windows 10. However, some users may have trouble downloading and installing it from the Bootcamp Assistant app on their Mac. In this article, we will show you how to manually download and install Bootcamp 6.0.6133 on Windows 10.
Step 1: Download Bootcamp 6.0.6133
There are two ways to download Bootcamp 6.0.6133:
Use Brigadier, a Python script that can automatically download Bootcamp drivers for your Mac model from Apple's servers. You can find Brigadier on GitHub. To use Brigadier, you need to have Python installed on your Windows or Mac computer, and run the script with the -m option followed by your Mac model number (e.g., brigadier -m MacBookPro9,1). You can find your Mac model number from Apple Support. Brigadier will download a zip file containing the Bootcamp drivers for your Mac.[^1^]
Use a direct download link for Bootcamp 6.0.6133 from Apple's servers. You can find the link on Apple Community. The link is http://swcdn.apple.com/content/downloads/10/60/031-30899/6u2bha6n3pckjca1j44jw9m28yq72nh6li/AppleBcUpdate.exe . This link may not work for all Mac models, so you may need to try different links from other sources.[^2^]
Step 2: Extract and Install Bootcamp 6.0.6133
Once you have downloaded the zip file or the exe file containing the Bootcamp drivers, you need to extract and install them on your Windows 10 partition.
If you have downloaded a zip file, you need to unzip it to a folder on your Windows 10 partition. You can use any unzip tool such as WinZip or 7-Zip.
If you have downloaded an exe file, you need to run it as an administrator on your Windows 10 partition. It will extract the files to a folder named BootCamp on your C: drive.
After extracting the files, you need to run the setup.exe file in the BootCamp folder as an administrator. This will install the Bootcamp drivers and utilities on your Windows 10 partition. You may need to restart your computer after the installation is complete.
Step 3: Enjoy Windows 10 on your Mac
After installing Bootcamp 6.0.6133, you should be able to use Windows 10 on your Mac with full functionality and performance. You can switch between Windows and Mac by holding down the Option key during startup or by using the Boot Camp Control Panel in Windows or the Startup Disk preference pane in Mac OS X.
If you encounter any issues with Bootcamp 6.0.6133, you can check for updates using Windows Update or Apple Software Update in Windows, or contact Apple Support for assistance.Why Use Bootcamp 6.0.6133
Bootcamp 6.0.6133 is the latest version of Bootcamp that supports Windows 10. It has several advantages over previous versions of Bootcamp, such as:
It supports the latest features and security updates of Windows 10, such as Windows Hello, Cortana, and Microsoft Edge.
It improves the compatibility and performance of Windows 10 on your Mac, such as graphics, audio, keyboard, trackpad, and Wi-Fi.
It allows you to use the latest Apple hardware and software on your Mac, such as Touch Bar, Force Touch, and iCloud.
Bootcamp 6.0.6133 is compatible with most Mac models that support Windows 10. You can check the list of supported Mac models on Apple Support.
What are the Alternatives to Bootcamp 6.0.6133
If you don't want to use Bootcamp 6.0.6133 to run Windows 10 on your Mac, you have some other options, such as:
Use a virtualization software such as Parallels Desktop, VMware Fusion, or VirtualBox. These software allow you to run Windows 10 as a virtual machine inside your Mac OS X. This way, you don't need to partition your hard drive or reboot your computer to switch between Windows and Mac. However, this option may have lower performance and compatibility than Bootcamp.
Use a cloud-based service such as Amazon WorkSpaces or Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop. These services allow you to access a Windows 10 desktop from your Mac using a web browser or a client app. This way, you don't need to install anything on your Mac or worry about hardware compatibility. However, this option may have higher cost and latency than Bootcamp.
You can choose the best option for you depending on your needs and preferences. 061ffe29dd