Install netcat 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 https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" < /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 netcat

Done! You can now use netcat.

One thought on “Install netcat on Mac OSX

  • Hi. I installed netcat with terminal using your steps but when I tried finding it, I couldn’t. I tried spotlight searching it and searching it on Finder but nothing worked. Can you help with that? Thank you

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