Test internet speed using macOS Terminal command

Test internet speed using macOS Terminal
Test internet speed using macOS Terminal

speedtest-cli is a package that you can install on your macOS to test download and upload speeds of your Internet connection.

Prerequisite: brew should be installed on your system/

  1. Open Terminal App,
  2. run command: brew install speedtest-cli
  3. run command: speedtest-cli
code2care@mac ~ % speedtest-cli 
Retrieving speedtest.net configuration...

Testing from XXXX Media and communication (XXX.XXX.26.183)...

Retrieving speedtest.net server list...

Selecting best server based on ping...

Hosted by ISP [0.27 km]: 9.218 ms

Testing download speed......................
Download: 8.11 Mbit/s

Testing upload speed..........................
Upload: 7.00 Mbit/s

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