Skip to content
Related Articles
Open in App
Not now

Related Articles

How to Install Selenium on MacOS?

Improve Article
Save Article
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 23 Sep, 2021
Improve Article
Save Article

In this article, we will learn how to install Selenium in Python on MacOS.  

The selenium package is used to automate web browser interaction from Python.


Method 1: Using pip to install Selenium

Follow the below steps to install the Selenium on macOS using pip:

Step 1: Install the latest Python3 in MacOS

Step 2: Check if pip3 and python3 are correctly installed.

python3 --version
pip3 --version

checking python and pip version in macos

Step 3: Upgrade your pip to avoid errors during installation.

pip3 install --upgrade pip

upgrading pip in macos

Step 4: Enter the following command to install Selenium using pip3.

pip3 install selenium

installing Selenium package on macOS using pip

Method 2: Using to install Selenium 

Follow the below steps to install the Selenium package on macOS using the file:

Step 1: Download the latest source package of Selenium for python3 from here.

curl > selenium.tar.gz

downloading the source package for Selenium  in macos

Step 2: Extract the downloaded package using the following command.

tar -xzvf selenium.tar.gz

extracting the selenium.tar.gz file in macos

Step 3: Go inside the folder and Enter the following command to install the package.

Note: You must have developer tools for XCode MacOS installed in your system

cd selenium-3.141.0
python3 install

installing Selenium  on macOS using the file

Verifying Selenium installation on macOS:

Make the following import in your python terminal to verify if the installation has been done properly:

import selenium

Verifying Selenium installation on macOS

If there is any error while importing the module then is not installed properly.

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Related Articles

Start Your Coding Journey Now!