Learn to install Flutter SDK, environment on Windows, macOS, and Linux environment.
Install Flutter on Windows
Install Flutter on your windows operating system and start building apps. To install Flutter on windows, you must need minimum requirements as mentioned below:
|Operating Systems||Windows 7 SP1+ (64-bit), x86-64 based|
|Disk Space||1.32 GB (It does not include disk space for IDE/tools).|
Git for Windows 2.x
Android Studio (Official), Visual Studio Code
Android SDK, Flutter SDK
If Git for Windows is already installed, make sure you can run
git commands from the command prompt or PowerShell.
When you get all these tools on your Windows OS, It's time to install Flutter SDK on your Windows. Visit the official site to download the Flutter SDK and install it in your environment.
After Installing Flutter SDK, install Android Studio from the official site. When you open Android Studio, it will install Android SDK which is very essential to run and build your Flutter Dart code to the app. If you use Android Studio as a code editing tool then install "Flutter" and "Dart" plugins in android studio.
Finally, to check if everything is set up, run
flutter doctor command, it will show you the flutter environment report if there is everything okay.
flutter doctor /* output Doctor summary (to see all details, run flutter doctor -v): [✓] Flutter (Channel stable, 1.22.5, on Linux, locale en_US.UTF-8) [✓] Android toolchain - develop for Android devices (Android SDK version 30.0.3) [!] Android Studio (not installed) [!] Connected device ! No devices available ! Doctor found issues in 2 categories. */
Install Flutter on macOS
To install Flutter on macOS, you need to meet the following requirements already installed in your system.
|Operating System||macOS (64-bit)|
|Disk Space||2.8 GB (does not include disk space for IDE/tools).|
To install Flutter SDK on macOS, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Get the latest Flutter SDK installation bundle from the official site.
Step 2: Extract the installation bundle in the desired location. Use the commands below if you want to extract using the terminal.
cd ~/development unzip ~/Downloads/flutter_macos_1.22.6-stable.zip
Step 3: Add the flutter too to your path.
This command updates PATH for the current session, you can run
flutter doctor to check if flutter is configured correctly. For permanent PATH configuration, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Edit
Step 2: Add the following line and change
[PATH_TO_FLUTTER_GIT_DIRECTORY] with the location where you had extracted Flutter SDK.
Step 3: Run
source $HOME/. to refresh the current terminal window, or open a new terminal window to automatically refresh the source file.
Now, Flutter SDK is fully configured, you can hit
flutter doctor to check further configuration report.
Install Flutter on Linux
To install Flutter on Linux, you need to meet the minimum requirements already installed on your operating system:
|Operating Systems:||Linux (64-bit)|
|Disk Space:||600 MB (It does not include disk space for IDE/tools).|
The easiest way to install Flutter SDK on your Linux operating system is by using snapd. If you haven't installed snapd on your computer, then follow the official guide to install snapd on Linux.
After installation of snapd, run the command below on the terminal.
sudo snap install flutter --classic
Once, Flutter is installed using snapd, run the command below to check either it is installed or not:
In, this way you can install Flutter on Windows, macOS, and Linux. To build an app using Flutter, both Flutter SDK and Android SDK are required. Install Android Studio, it will install Android SDK with it.