How to disable disk image verification on MacOS

How to disable disk image verification on MacOS

In this article we will show you how to disable the disk image checksum verification feature of MacOS. This feature allows you to see if a disk image's data has been corrupted. The checksum verification process can take a while, so in certain instances it may be beneficial to disable the checksum verification.

  • Open a terminal and type the following command:
defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages skip-verify -bool YES
  • Disable this feature, only if you use disk image from trusted sources.
  • You can re-enable this feature, using the below command:
defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages skip-verify -bool NO

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