How to know installed version of Homebrew


If you want to know what version of brew (homebrew) is installed on your device (macOS or any Linux/Unix OS) you can do so by using the brew --version command on the Terminal application.

  1. Open Terminal,
  2. Type the command: brew --version
  3. The Homebrew version will be displayed along with the git revision and the last commit date details.
Knowing brew version
Knowing brew version
[email protected] / % brew --version
Homebrew 3.0.0
Homebrew/homebrew-core (git revision f1b2a2; last commit 2021-02-10)

Note: if you get output as brew command not found then make sure brew is installed set to PATH directory:

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