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How to install Evernote on macOS using Homebrew

This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install Evernote on macOS using Homebrew. Evernote is an application that organise your notes. Notes and Notebooks are synced so they’re accessible anywhere, and searchable so you always find what you need.

What is Evernote?

“Evernote is a mobile app designed for note taking, organising, tasks lists, and archiving. It is developed by the Evernote Corporation, headquartered in Redwood City, California, U.S. The app allows users to create notes, which can be a piece of formatted text, a Web page or Web page excerpt, a photograph, a voice memo, or a handwritten “ink” note. Notes can also have file attachments. Notes can be sorted into a notebook, tagged, annotated, edited, given comments, searched, and exported. Evernote is cross-platform, including support for iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows and macOS. Evernote is free to use with monthly usage limits, and offers paid plans for expanded or lifted limits.” ~ 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.

Quick Commands

The following is the single command required to install Evernote on macOS using Homebrew.

$ brew cask install evernote

Brew Commands

This section provides a quick set of commands on how to install Evernote 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 caskroom/cask                # Tap the Caskroom/Cask repository from Github using HTTPS.
$ brew search evernote                  # Searches all known Casks for a partial or exact match.
$ brew cask info evernote               # Displays information about the given Cask
$ brew cask install evernote            # Install the given cask.
$ brew cleanup                          # Remove any older versions from the cellar.


Congratulations! You have successfully installed Evernote on macOS making use of Homebrew. Follow me on any of the different social media platforms and feel free to leave comments.