Install Golang Apple macOS M1 Silicon Chip

Onexlab
3 min readFeb 7, 2021

In this article, we will show you how to install the Golang on the Apple macOS M1 silicon chip

The first Macs running on the Apple M1 chip released on Nov. 17, 2020. Announced on Nov. 10 at the “One more thing,” event, the first three Macs running on Apple’s own chips are the Apple Silicon MacBook Air, Apple Silicon MacBook Pro, and even the Apple Silicon Mac mini.

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Issues Running Apps/Software with macOS m1 Silicon Chip

There are some issues with the apps you can’t run on the new macOS m1 Silicon Chip such as Docker, GoLang, etc. But they are now supporting Beta versions.

We are using MacBook Pro 13 Inch M1 Chip Memory 8GB to install Golang

Go to the Golang website download page shown below

https://golang.org/dl/

Click on the Download Go Button as shown below in the screenshot

You will see the following Downloads page

Scroll down to look for the version go1.17.2.darwin-arm64.pkg

go1.17.2.darwin-arm64.pkg

Click on the downloaded file and run the installer as follows and click on the Continue button

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