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Dart Installation

There are multiple ways to install a dart on your system. You can install Dart on Windows, Mac, and Linux or run it from the browser.


  • Dart SDK,
  • VS code or other editors like Intellij [We will use VS Code here].

Dart Windows Installation

Follow the below instructions to install a dart on the windows operating system.


  • Download Dart SDK from here.
  • Copy dart-sdk folder to your C drive.
  • Add C:\dart-sdk\bin to your environment variable. Watch the video below to be more clear.
  • Open the command prompt and type dart --version to check it.
  • Install VS Code and Add Dart Extension.

Dart Windows Installation [Video]


Note: Dart SDK provides the tools to compile and run dart program.

Dart Mac Installation

  • Install Homebrew From here.
  • Type brew tap dart-lang/dart in the terminal.
  • Type brew install dart in the terminal.
  • If you have any issues installing the dart, watch the video below.

Homebrew Install Command

Copy and paste this command on your terminal to install Homebrew.

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL"

To set the homebrew path, copy and paste this command on your terminal.

export PATH=/opt/homebrew/bin:$PATH

Dart Mac Installation [Video]

Dart Linux Installation

To install a dart on Linux, open your terminal and copy/paste the below commands.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https
wget -qO- | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/dart.gpg
echo 'deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/dart.gpg arch=amd64] stable main' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/dart_stable.list

Then, install the dart using the below command.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install dart

To set the dart path, copy and paste this command on your terminal.

export PATH="$PATH:/usr/lib/dart/bin"

Check Dart Installation

Open your command prompt and type dart --version. The dart is successfully installed on your system if it gives you a version code. If not, watch the video above.

Some Useful Commands

Command Description
dart --help Show all available commands.
dart filename.dart Run the dart file.
dart create Create a dart project.
dart fix Update dart project to new syntax.
dart compile exe bin/dart.dart Compile dart code.
dart compile js bin/dart.dart Compile dart to javascript. You can run this file with Node.js.

Run Dart On Web

You can run the dart program on your browser without installing any software. Dartpad is a web tool to write and run your dart code.

Can You Run Dart From Mobile?

Yes, you can use DartPad to run simple dart programs from your phone without installing any software. For bigger projects, using DartPad is not recommended.