How To Pip Install On Mac

Whether you are a seasoned developer or just starting your programming journey, installing Python packages is an integral part of your workflow.
One of the most popular and convenient tools available for this task is Pip, a package manager for Python.
In this blog post, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to install Pip on a Mac operating system.

Step 1: Check if you already have Pip installed:

Before we begin, it’s good practice to first check whether Pip is already installed on your system. You can do this by opening your terminal and typing in the following command:

        pip --version

If Pip is installed, the terminal will return the version installed, and you can skip to the usage section.
If not, continue with the next steps to install Pip.

Step 2: Install Pip

There are a couple of ways to install Pip on your Mac, but the easiest method is by using the script.

2.1 Download script:

To download the script, navigate to the official site,
right-click anywhere on the page and select ‘Save As’. Save it in your desired directory.

2.2 Execute the script:

Now that you have the script, you can execute it using Python to install Pip. Open your terminal, navigate to the directory where you saved, and run the following command:


After running this command, Pip should be installed on your system.

Step 3: Verify Installation

To confirm that Pip has been properly installed, you can again check its version by typing pip –version in your terminal.
If the installation was successful, this will return the version of Pip that was installed.


Now, you should have Pip installed on your Mac and you are ready to start installing Python packages.
Always remember that a crucial aspect of using Python and its package manager is keeping them updated.
This ensures that you always have the latest features and security patches.
We hope this guide has been useful and we wish you happy coding!