softwareupdate

Software Update checks for new and updated versions of your software based on information about your computer and current software

Subcommands

NameDescription
-l,--listList all appropriate update labels
-d,--downloadDownload Only
-i,--installInstall
--list-full-installersList the available macOS Installers
--fetch-full-installerInstall the latest recommended macOS Installer
--full-installer-versionThe version of macOS to install
--install-rosettaInstall Rosetta 2
--backgroundTrigger a background scan and update operation
--dump-stateLog the internal state of the SU daemon to /var/log/install.log
--evaluate-productsEvaluate a list of product keys specified by the --products option
--historyShow the install history. By default, only displays updates installed by softwareupdate

Options

NameDescription
--no-scan
  • Persistent ⚖
--product-types <command>
  • Persistent ⚖
--products
  • Persistent ⚖
--force
  • Persistent ⚖
  • Dangerous 💥
--agree-to-license
  • Persistent ⚖
--verbose
  • Persistent ⚖
--help,-hShow help for softwareupdate