Install Datashare on Mac
It will help you set up and install Datashare on your computer.
You have 2 options:
- if you have OS X El Capitan 10.11 or a more recent version: you can use the version which installs Datashare with Docker; it is a more powerful version.
Search for 'Terminal' in your applications and double click on 'Terminal.app' to open it:
A Terminal window opens:
Copy and paste this and press Enter:
/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install.sh)"
Press 'Enter' when it displays this message:
Close the windows when it displays this:
Go to your 'Downloads' and double-click 'DatashareStandalone.pkg':
You might see this window which says '"DatashareStandalone.pkg” can’t be opened because it was not downloaded from the App Store.' Click 'OK'.
Go to your Mac's System Preferences:
Open 'Security & Privacy':
Click 'Open Anyway':
Click 'Continue', 'Install', enter your password and 'Close':
The installation begins. You see a progress bar. It stays a long time on "Running package scripts" because it is installing Tesseract OCR, Java Runtime Environment, Datashare backend and Datashare frontend.
You can see what it actually does by typing command+L, it will open a window which logs every action made.
In the end, you should see this screen:
You need OS X El Capitan 10.11 or a more recent version.
Click 'Other platforms and versions':
Turn on the toggle button 'Use Docker installer':
Click on the latest version on top:
Follow the steps to allow and install Datashare here.