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How to install Notion on macOS using Homebrew

This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install Notion on macOS using Homebrew. Notion is a note-taking and collaboration application with markdown support that also integrates tasks, wikis, and databases.

What is Notion?

“The company describes the Notion Application as an all-in-one workspace for note-taking, project management and task management. In addition to cross-platform apps, it can be accessed via most web browsers. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California. ” ~ Wikipedia

What is Homebrew?

Homebrew is a free and open-source software package management system that simplifies the installation of software on Apple’s macOS operating system. It is known as the missing package manager for macOS.

Quick Commands

The following is the single command required to install Notion on macOS using Homebrew.

$ brew cask install notion

Brew Commands

This section provides a quick set of commands on how to install Notion on macOS using Homebrew. It is assumed that Homebrew is already installed. If not, please follow this link.

$ brew update                           # Fetch latest version of homebrew and formula.
$ brew tap caskroom/cask                # Tap the Caskroom/Cask repository from Github using HTTPS.
$ brew search notion                    # Searches all known Casks for a partial or exact match.
$ brew cask info notion                 # Displays information about the given Cask
$ brew cask install notion              # Install the given cask.
$ brew cleanup                          # Remove any older versions from the cellar.


Congratulations! You have successfully installed Notion on macOS making use of Homebrew. Follow me on any of the different social media platforms and feel free to leave comments.