How to install Docker on Mac OS

  1. Download Docker from
  2. Install as any other application by clicking on the downloaded file and then drag and drop Docker icon to Application Folder icon
  3. Close Welcome pop-up screen
  4. Go to Mac OS Launchpad and double click on Docker icon. This will start Docker on your machine
  5. Run Terminal and check that it is all done by executing
$ docker --version
  • Done!