MacOS automated installation

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We are still working on this automated installation, but it seems to work well for most people. If you have problems, please join us on the [#tidal-install](https://chat.toplap.org/channel/tidal-install) chat channel and we'll do our best to help. We'd be very happy to hear about successes too!

Running the script

You can run the install script by simply opening a terminal window, pasting in the following and pressing enter:

curl https://tidalcycles.org/tidal-bootstrap.sh -sSf | sh

What the script does

The script installs the tools mentioned in TidalCycles [installation (https://tidalcycles.org/index.php/Installation) guide. In particular, the script checks if the following programs are installed on the system, and installs them if they are missing.

  • SuperCollider (and SuperDirt)
  • Atom (and the TidalCycles plugin)
  • Haskell language (ghcup)
  • The Tidal pattern engine


(It will probably ask for your password at some point. As you type, characters won't be echoed to the screen, so you'll have to look at your keys and do your best!)