How to Install Terraform on macOS

1 min readJul 17, 2020


This article shows you how to install or setup Terraform on a macOS.


  1. Download binary zip from HashiCorp
  2. Unzip
  3. Copy binary to a place in the path such as /usr/local/bin/terraform
cp $HOME/Downloads/terraform /usr/local/bin/

Verify Install

A simple test that the binary is in the path and such is to call the version. (terraform — version)

Terraform v0.12.28




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