macOS Setup Guide

Step 1: Downloading the Ship of Harkinian

Note: This is the code that will interact with the Assets required in Step 2. This does NOT provide you with any Nintendo Licensed Assets…

Click here to go to the releases page on GitHub, where you will find the links for all latest versions of Ship of Harkinian. Find and click the link that has Mac in the name.

Extract the Zip file into a Folder on your Local Hard Drive for later.
Note: Do NOT extract this to a temporary or a cloud drive location, things will break.

Open the file names Soh.dmg, it will open a new window. Drag the file named soh into the Applications folder.

macOS SoH.dmg

Step 2: Obtaining a ROM (Legally)

Follow the steps outlined in ROM Dumping Guide to legally obtain a usable ROM for the Ship of Harkinian.

The ReadMe file included with the download mentioned in Step 1 lists out the CRC/SHA1 Hash and a website to verify your version. Incorrect versions are not supported and you will see an error or the game will not load similar to the below screenshot:

Step 3: Extracting the Assets and Launching Ship of Harkinian

Assuming you correctly followed the instructions in Step 1 and Step 2 you are now ready for the last process.

Navigate to your Applications list. Control-click the file, then click Open.

macOS applications list

Then click Open on the next prompt that appears.

macOS malicious software prompt

One the has been opened for the first time, you will be greeted with a popup window. Select Yes on this prompt:

macOS no otr files

At the next prompt, select Yes again:

macOS no ROM found

Locate your ROM that you dumped from Step 2 and double click it to begin the Asset Extraction process.

This Asset Extraction process will happen in the background, but you will see the following pop-up in the top right corner:

macOS generating otr

Once the process is complete, the pop-up will display the following message and the game will launch:

macOS otr generated

Note: If you are performing this operation for use with a console platform, please continue on to step 3 for either Nintendo Switch or Wii U guides.

Congratulations, you can now play Ocarina of Time on the Ship of Harkinian.