Install cmake on Mac OSX

About the App

Install the App

  1. Press Command+Space and type Terminal and press enter/return key.
  2. Run in Terminal app:
    ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL" < /dev/null 2> /dev/null
    and press enter/return key.
    If the screen prompts you to enter a password, please enter your Mac's user password to continue. When you type the password, it won't be displayed on screen, but the system would accept it. So just type your password and press ENTER/RETURN key. Then wait for the command to finish.
  3. Run:
    brew install cmake

Done! You can now use cmake.

One thought on “Install cmake on Mac OSX

  • The method you describe installs Homebrew, and then uses Homebrew to install cmake. You should make that clear, since installing Homebrew can wreck havoc on other Mac programs, such as R. There are more direct ways of installing cmake, such as by getting the installer from

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