Installing PyAudio on macOS

Installing pyaudio on macOS is almost straightforward, except that you need portaudio installed. The easiest way to remedy this is to use homebrew. If you have your homebrew installing in the recomended location it is as simple as the following:

However if you have homebrew using a non-standard location, it requires a few additional settings, if you don’t have them set already.

Posted by Chad Dotson

A small town Computer Scientist / Software Engineer. Chad enjoys writing Python and JavaScript as well as tinkering with his Raspberry Pi and Arduino. When not programming, he enjoys Photography (especially lightning) and Sci-Fi.

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