Installing Anka

How to install the Anka Virtualization software on your macOS

MacOS Host Version Support

INTELAnka 3.3.x
macOS 10.14🛑
macOS 10.15⚠️
macOS 11.x⚠️
macOS 12.x⚠️
macOS 13.x
Apple/ARMAnka 3.3.x
⚠️ We use several APIs that are only available starting in macOS 12.3 and later. While Anka may install, and work, there are features that will cause it to crash. Please upgrade macOS to the latest before using Anka.

Download and Install

With GUI

  1. Download the universal PKG.
  2. Once downloaded, double click the .pkg to start the installation process.

installer with pkg

With Terminal

terminal installation

Apple/ARM & Intel

FULL_FILE_NAME="$(curl -Ls -r 0-1 -o /dev/null -w %{url_effective} | cut -d/ -f5)"
curl -S -L -o ./$FULL_FILE_NAME
sudo installer -pkg $FULL_FILE_NAME -tgt /

Verifying the installation

❯ anka version            
Anka Build Basic version 3.X.X (build XXX)

What’s next?