2.5.1 Installing

MySQL Workbench for macOS is distributed as a DMG file. The file is named mysql-workbench-community-version-osx.dmg, where version is the MySQL Workbench version. MySQL Workbench provides platform support for the latest version of macOS only (see supported platforms). The previous version continues to be supported for a transition period of six months after each new version of macOS is released.

Downloads are available at https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/workbench/.

To install MySQL Workbench on macOS, download the file. Double-click the downloaded file to open the installation window shown in the figure that follows.

Figure 2.1 MySQL Workbench macOS Installation Window

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Drag the MySQL Workbench icon onto the Applications icon as instructed. MySQL Workbench is now installed. You can now launch MySQL Workbench from the Applications folder or from the command line.