CLI

CLI Installation (Strings)

The client can be installed on macOS, Windows and Linux.

macOS Installation for Strings

The client can be installed with either Homebrew or Download.

Homebrew

To install using Homebrew, follow these steps:

  1. Tap the Formula repository.

    $ brew tap phrase/brewed
  2. Install the client using brew:

    $ brew install phrase

Run brew upgrade to update Formula.

Download

To install via Download, follow these steps:

  1. Download the latest release.

  2. Place the executable in the path, or place it elsewhere and create a symbolic link to it in the path.

  3. If required, set the executable flag to make the binary executable:

    $ cd /path/to/phrase && chmod +x phrase
  4. Run the client:

    $ phrase

    If not in the path:

    $ /path/to/phrase/phrase

Windows

To install the client for Windows, follow these steps:

  1. Download the latest release.

  2. Run the installation file.

  3. Type phrase from the command prompt to start the client.

Linux

To install the client for Linux, follow these steps:

  1. Download the latest release.

  2. Place the executable in the path, or place it elsewhere and create a symbolic link to it in the path.

  3. If required, set the executable flag to make the binary executable:

    $ cd /path/to/phrase && chmod +x phrase
  4. Run the client:

    $ phrase

    If not in the path:

    $ /path/to/phrase/phrase

Building the client from source

Users of other platforms that have a Go port can build the client from source.

If using Android Studio or Visual Studio, see IDE plugins for syncing locale files between repositories and Phrase.

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