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macOS

This guide will help you install Pyroscope Agent on macOS.

Install#

Install Pyroscope Agent with pyroscope-io/brew/pyroscope:

brew install pyroscope-io/brew/pyroscope
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To find out about other ways of installing Pyroscope, or to find packages for other CPU architectures (e.g ARM) visit our Downloads page.

Verify the installation#

To verify Pyroscope Agent was installed correctly, try the pyroscope command:

pyroscope

You should see output, similar to the following:

 _ __  _   _ _ __ ___  ___  ___ ___  _ __   ___| '_ \| | | | '__/ _ \/ __|/ __/ _ \| '_ \ / _ \| |_) | |_| | | | (_) \__ \ (_| (_) | |_) |  __/| .__/ \__, |_|  \___/|___/\___\___/| .__/ \___|| |     __/ |                       | ||_|    |___/                        |_|
continuous profiling platform
USAGE  pyroscope [flags] <subcommand>
SUBCOMMANDS  server   starts pyroscope server. This is the database + web-based user interface  exec     starts a new process from <args> and profiles it  connect  connects to an existing process and profiles it
FLAGS        DEFAULT VALUES
  -version  false
Run 'pyroscope SUBCOMMAND --help' for more information on a subcommand.

Next steps#

Refer to Configuration and Integrations pages to learn more about Pyroscop Agent and how to configure it.