This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install Grammarly on macOS using Homebrew. Grammarly is an online grammar checking, spell checking, and plagiarism detection platform for the English language developed by Grammarly, Inc.
What is Grammarly?
“Grammarly is an app that automatically detects potential grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes in writing. Grammarly’s algorithms flag potential issues in the text and suggest context-specific corrections for grammar, spelling, wordiness, style, punctuation, and plagiarism. It is available via a browser extension for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. Grammarly is available as an app for both iOS and Android; premium service is available for a monthly or annual payment.” ~ Wikipedia
What is Homebrew?
Homebrew is a free and open-source software package management system that simplifies the installation of software on Apple’s macOS operating system. It is known as the missing package manager for macOS.
The following is the single command required to install Grammarly on macOS using Homebrew.
$ brew install --cask grammarly
This section provides a quick set of commands on how to install Grammarly on macOS using Homebrew. It is assumed that Homebrew is already installed. If not, please follow this link.
$ brew update # Fetch latest version of homebrew and formula. $ brew tap homebrew/cask # Tap the Homebrew/Cask repository from Github using HTTPS. $ brew search grammarly # Searches all known Casks for a partial or exact match. $ brew info --cask grammarly # Displays information about the given Cask $ brew install --cask grammarly # Install the given cask. $ brew cleanup # Remove any older versions from the cellar.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Grammarly on macOS making use of Homebrew. Follow me on any of the different social media platforms and feel free to leave comments.