Straightforward Guide to Installing Homebrew on macOS

Requirements

  • macOS 10.11 or higher
  • xCode Command Line Tools (if you don’t have these already, either download xCode from the App Store or run xcode-select --install in your Terminal)

The Process

Installing Homebrew is an easy one-step process. Just run:

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"` in your Terminal and press Enter.

Verification

To make sure that Homebrew is installed, run

brew doctor

If it returns Your system is ready to brew, then you’re good to go!

Now check out our article about Installing Applications on Your Mac Using Homebrew.