Install CP210x USB to UART Bridge VCP Driver on Mac OSX

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Install this 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 ; brew install caskroom/cask/brew-cask 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 cask install silicon-labs-vcp-driver

Done! You can now use CP210x USB to UART Bridge VCP Driver.

One thought on “Install CP210x USB to UART Bridge VCP Driver on Mac OSX

  • Hi,
    I tried to follow the guide but at the last step i get this error:
    gas:~ gas$ brew cask install silicon-labs-vcp-driver
    ==> Satisfying dependencies
    ==> Downloading https://www.silabs.com/documents/public/software/Mac_OSX_VCP_Driver.zip
    ######################################################################## 100,0%
    ==> Verifying checksum for Cask silicon-labs-vcp-driver
    ==> Note: running “brew update” may fix sha256 checksum errors
    Error: Checksum for Cask ‘silicon-labs-vcp-driver’ does not match.

    Expected: 714e8721db167741de966a6672746ed3858a1cbcdf89d4177ce1ebc86f7fa1af
    Actual: cbfbae94798e4b451aa527050308dc37035645be5e9be8cb4f07cc4ff7c936c9
    File: /Users/gas/Library/Caches/Homebrew/Cask/silicon-labs-vcp-driver–4.11.1.zip

    To retry an incomplete download, remove the file above.
    Error: Install incomplete.

    Do you have any suggestions on how to resolve this problem?

    Thank you

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