How to install iTerm2 - Terminal alternative for Mac

If you are looking for an alternative to the Mac Terminal App, you can install iTerm2 which is a Terminal emulator as an alternative to macOS.

Steps to install iTerm2

  1. Open Terminal App on your Mac.
  2. We will make use of brew cask to install iTerm2
    % brew install --cask iterm2
    ==> Downloading
    ######## 100.0%
    ==> Installing Cask iterm2
    ==> Moving App '' to '/Applications/'
    🍺  iterm2 was successfully installed!

    You will find that iTerm2 is installed under Applications folder.

    You should be on macOS Catalina or above.

  3. You can open iTerm Terminal using Spotlight search now.
iTerm Terminal on macOS

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