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[Tutorial] Installing Pymol on Mac OS.

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installing pymol on mac os

Previously, we provided a tutorial for Pymol installation on Ubuntu. In this article, we are going to install Pymol on Mac OS.

Preparing system

Let’s update and upgrade our system first.

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get upgrade

Installing prerequisites

If you are going to use MacPorts for the installation, then you will have to install the prerequisites as shown below.

% sudo port install tcl-corefoundation

% sudo port install tk-quartz

Installing Pymol

Using Homebrew

% brew install brewsci/bio/pymol

Using MacPorts

% sudo port install pymol

After a successful installation, type % pymol in the terminal to run.


References

  1. The PyMOL Molecular Graphics System, Version 1.2r3pre, Schrödinger, LLC.

Tariq is founder of Bioinformatics Review and CEO at IQL Technologies. His areas of expertise include algorithm design, phylogenetics, MicroArray, Plant Systematics, and genome data analysis. If you have questions, reach out to him via his homepage.

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