There are so many apps need to install in a new computer. Instead of downloading all one by one, you can use Homebrew. Homebrew can install apps for you by one command.
/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"
After Homebrew installed, you need to run the following command to start using Homebrew.
/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)" eval "$(/opt/homebrew/bin/brew shellenv)"
brew install wget
Homebrew Must have packages
Python is a must have scripting language for every computer but Mac OS 12.x come with Python 2.x which is deprecated. To install Python 3 by Homebrew, you can run.
brew install python
pip etc. pointing to
pip3 etc., respectively, have been installed into
tkinter is no longer included with this formula, but it is available separately:
brew install firstname.lastname@example.org
You can install Python packages with
They will install into the site-package directory
pip3 install --upgrade pip
Set Python3 as default Python version
I think it’s easier to just change your user shell environment instead of changing the system level environment.
Save your file by pressing Esc -> type :wq
Update your shell environment
Check your Python version.
This works in my past few versions MacOS.
nodejs is another must of language engine
brew install node
top is same as Task Manager in Windows
brew install htop
To view the directory with sub folders
brew install tree
If you want to check the bandwidth of your network, you can use iperf3
brew install iperf3
A free powerful video converter
brew install ffmpeg
For more suggested packages, you can refer to https://gist.github.com/pmkay/e09034971b6f23214fd9f95a3e6d1c44