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How to install Typora on macOS using Homebrew

This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install Typora on macOS using Homebrew. Typora is a minimal markdown editor, providing new ways for reading and writing markdown.

What is Typora?

“Typora will give you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions. Replace them with a real live preview feature to help you concentrate on the content itself.” ~ Typora

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 Typora on macOS using Homebrew.

$ brew cask install typora

Brew Commands

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


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