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Install tart with brew install cirruslabs/cli/tart and use it to install your virtual machines. You can install Apple Device Software Update Files (.ipsw) via the Universal Action.



Search installed virtual machines via the tart keyword. List VMs ignored from the main list with the itart keyword.


  • ↩: Run virtual machine.
  • ⌘↩: Overwrite with another. ⌘↩ again to restart the original.
  • ⌥↩: Clone. ⌘↩ when naming to start the new one.
  • ⌃↩: Delete.
  • ⇧↩: Ignore or Unignore.
  • fn↩: Switch between Main and Ignored lists.

⤓ Install on the Alfred Gallery | Source

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  • The Workflow.
  • Alfred.
  • macOS.

In addition to:

  • The debugger output. Perform the failing action, click “Copy” on the top right and paste it here.
  • Details on what you did, what happened, and what you expected to happen. A short video of the steps with the debugger open may help to find the problem faster.

Thank you. Accurate and thorough information is crucial for a proper diagnosis which allows me to help you better.

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Updated to 2023.8.

  • New itart keyword to list ignored VMs. All modifiers apply, but ⇧↩ unignores instead of ignoring.
  • Changed fn modifier to switch between main and ignored lists.
  • Add suspendable option.
  • Do not close window when overwritting or cloning.
  • Revamped connections.

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Updated to 2024.1.

  • Add Universal Action to install from ipsw.
  • Capture system keys when running VMs.
  • When deleting VM, remove it from ignored list.
  • Hide Alfred before starting VM.
  • Shorter Objective-C functions.

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