Mac users can use these formulae to easily install and update Dart SDK. Both dev and stable channels are supported.
If you don't have homebrew, install it from their homepage.
Then, add this tap:
brew tap dart-lang/dart
To install the Dart SDK:
brew install dart
Tip: Once installed, homebrew will print the path to the Dart SDK. Use this path to configure Dart support in your IDE (like WebStorm).
brew update brew upgrade dart
To install dev channel releases, instead of the stable ones, add a
--head flag after the brew commands:
brew install dart --head
Note, when updating dev releases, homebrew doesn't always update to the latest version (see https://github.com/Homebrew/legacy-homebrew/issues/13197). In order to upgrade to the latest dev release, run:
brew reinstall dart
To install a specific dart version run
brew install firstname.lastname@example.org. This installs the latest
2.8 release including security patches, i.e.
To use the specific version in your IDE or in scripts use the SDK you find under
It is supported to install multiple dart versions in parallel. The
dart executable in
PATH will continue to link to the
dart-beta formula. Installing
email@example.com alone doesn't add the
dart executable to the user
Many tools, such as editors, ask you to specify the Dart SDK installation directory. After installing via homebrew you can use the path
HOMEBREW_INSTALL is the path to your homebrew installation directory (running
brew --prefix on the command line will display it).