# Building and installing OpenCore
Now that we have a macOS installer, lets now build our OpenCore configuration!
If you haven't downloaded OpenCore Patcher yet, do so now:
Next, run the
OpenCore configurations are hardware specific. If you're building OpenCore for a different model than you're currently running, it is absolutely necessary to select the proper model from Settings.
Here we'll select Build and Install OpenCore and start building:
|Start Building||Finished Building|
Once it finishes building, you'll want to select the Install OpenCore button:
- If you created a macOS USB manually and don't see it listed, make sure it's either formatted as GUID/GPT or has a FAT32 partition for OpenCore to reside on.
|Select Drive||Select Partition|