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How to install Tower on macOS using Homebrew

This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install Tower on macOS using Homebrew. Git Tower is a powerful and feature rich Git client for the Mac. Git Tower’s ease-of-use and intuitive graphical interface makes it the first choice for most Mac users and developers.

What is Tower?

“Git Tower is a powerfull and feature rich Git client for the Mac. Git Tower’s ease-of-use and intuitive graphical interface makes it the first choice for most Mac users and developers. Git Tower contains advanced functionality like submodule support, single line staging, file history, etc. It is simple to create new branches by simply drag & drop. Mac users and developers should look no further for the best Git client.” ~ Git Tower

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 Tower on macOS using Homebrew.

$ brew cask install tower

Brew Commands

This section provides a quick set of commands on how to install Tower 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 tower                     # Searches all known Casks for a partial or exact match.
$ brew cask info tower                  # Displays information about the given Cask
$ brew cask install tower               # Install the given cask.
$ brew cleanup                          # Remove any older versions from the cellar.

Summary

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