Install OpenVINO™ Runtime via Homebrew


Note that the Homebrew distribution:

  • offers both C/C++ and Python APIs

  • does not offer support for GNA and NPU inference

  • is dedicated to macOS (both arm64 and x86_64) and Linux (x86_64 only) users.

Full requirement listing is available in:
To see if your processor includes the integrated graphics technology and supports iGPU inference, refer to:
  • Homebrew

  • CMake 3.13 or higher (choose “macOS 10.13 or later”). Add /Applications/ to path (for default installation).

  • Python 3.8 - 3.11 . Install and add it to path.

  • Apple Xcode Command Line Tools. In the terminal, run xcode-select --install from any directory to install it.

  • (Optional) Apple Xcode IDE (not required for OpenVINO™, but useful for development)

Installing OpenVINO Runtime

  1. Make sure that you have installed Homebrew on your system. If not, follow the instructions on the Homebrew website to install and configure it.

  2. Run the following command in the terminal:

    brew install openvino
  3. Check if the installation was successful by listing all Homebrew packages:

    brew list

Congratulations! You’ve just Installed OpenVINO! For some use cases you may still need to install additional components. Check the list of additional configurations to see if your case needs any of them.

Uninstalling OpenVINO

To uninstall OpenVINO via Homebrew, use the following command:

brew uninstall openvino

What’s Next?

Now that you’ve installed OpenVINO Runtime, you can try the following things: