Install the Node.js development tools


NPM is a package manager for the JavaScript programming language. Install it to be able to install other applications too using Node.js.

On macOS

  • In the terminal execute
brew install node

On Windows

  • Download the 64 bit version of the Windows Installer (.msi) from
  • Start the installation
  • On the Tools and Native Modules select Automatically install the necessary tools
  • Press the Enter key to build the Node.js native modules
  • Press enter again to accept the license
  • Allow PowerShell to execute the scripts
  • When you see the message
    Packages requiring reboot: …
    press enter to close the window and reboot the computer

In case of errors

  • Run the Install Additional Tools for Node.js from the Start Menu to complete the failed installation

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