Install Sui

Move is a compiled language, so you need to install a compiler to be able to write and run Move programs. The compiler is included into the Sui binary, which can be installed or downloaded using one of the methods below.

Download Binary

You can download the latest Sui binary from the releases page. The binary is available for macOS, Linux and Windows. For education purposes and development, we recommend using the mainnet version.

Install using Homebrew (MacOS)

You can install Sui using the Homebrew package manager.

brew install sui

Install using Chocolatey (Windows)

You can install Sui using the Chocolatey package manager for Windows.

choco install sui

Build using Cargo (MacOS, Linux)

You can install and build Sui locally by using the Cargo package manager (requires Rust)

cargo install --git --bin sui --branch mainnet

Make sure that your system has the latest Rust versions with the command below.

rustup update stable


For troubleshooting the installation process, please refer to the Install Sui Guide.