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Flutter Installation

Flutter is a flexible framework for building mobile, web, and desktop applications. In this guide, we will go over the steps to install Flutter on your computer.


To install Flutter, follow these steps:

  1. Download the Flutter SDK from the official website.
  2. Unzip the SDK and move the Flutter folder to a location of your choice.
  3. Add the Flutter tool to your path.
  4. Run the flutter doctor command to verify that Flutter has been installed correctly.


Here is an example of how to install Flutter on MacOS:

  1. Download the Flutter SDK from https://flutter.dev/docs/get-started/install/macos
  2. Unzip the SDK
  3. Move the unzipped folder to your desired location, for example, /usr/local/flutter.
  4. Add the following line to your ~/.bash_profile file:

export PATH="$PATH:/usr/local/flutter/bin"

  1. Run the following command to apply the changes:

source ~/.bash_profile

  1. Run flutter doctor command to verify Flutter installation.


Doctor summary (to see all details, run flutter doctor -v):
[✓] Flutter (Channel stable, 2.2.1, ...)
[✓] Android toolchain - develop for Android devices (Android SDK version 30.0.3)
[✓] Xcode - develop for iOS and macOS
[✓] Chrome - develop for the web
[✓] Android Studio (version 4.0)
[✓] IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate Edition (version 2020.1)
[✓] Connected device (1 available)


  1. Download Flutter SDK: You can download the Flutter SDK for your specific operating system from the official website.
  2. Unzip the SDK: Once downloaded, extract the contents of the compressed file into a directory of your choice.
  3. Add to system Path: Add the path to the Flutter tool to your environment variables. This will allow you to access the Flutter command-line tool from anywhere on your system.
  4. Run flutter doctor: This command checks your system for any dependencies or configuration issues required by Flutter.


Flutter requires a number of additional tools and packages to be installed to ensure the correct functioning of the framework. After installing Flutter, you can run flutter doctor to ensure that all necessary tools and dependencies are properly installed and configured.

Important Points

  • Ensure your operating system meets the requirements for installing Flutter and its related tools.
  • The Flutter SDK can be downloaded for free from the Flutter website.
  • You will need to modify your system Path to include the Flutter tool location.
  • Make sure that all required dependencies and tools are installed and configured properly before using Flutter.


This guide has gone through the process of installing Flutter on your computer. By following the steps outlined here, you can successfully install Flutter and its related tools, and ensure that your system is properly configured for Flutter app development.

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