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Download ChromeDriver for Mac

In this post, we will learn about how to download ChromeDriver for Mac.

Selenium WebDriver is an open source tool for automated testing of web applications across different browsers. It provides capabilities for navigating to web pages, user inputs, user actions, JavaScript execution, and more.

But Selenium WebDriver can’t perform the above mentioned actions on its own. It needs support from browser to complete user actions. So, ChromeDriver came to aid Selenium WebDriver to perform these actions on Chrome browser.

Likewise, we have SafariDriver for Safari browser, GeckoDriver for Firefox, EdgeDriver for Microsoft Edge, InternetExplorerDriver for InternetExplorer and so on.

ChromeDriver is actually the WebDriver for Chrome.

ChromeDriver is available for Chrome on Desktop (Mac, Linux, Windows and ChromeOS).  

Pre-requisite :

Before proceeding to the download steps, we need to check our chrome browser version in order to download compatible version of ChromeDriver for Chrome.

Step 1: Open Chrome Browser

Step 2 : Click ellipsis icon (three vertical dots) on top right corner of the browser

Step 3: Select ‘Help‘ (last option)

Step 4 : Select ‘About Google Chrome

So, my Chrome version is 80. Remember yours, it will be used in later steps.

Download ChromeDriver for Mac :

Step 1 : Navigate to

Step 2 : Select the ChromeDriver link based on your chrome version that we identified in the pre-requisite steps.

Step 3 : Click the file link

Step 4 : Unzip the downloaded zip file to retrieve the chromeDriver for Mac

ChromeDriver download for Mac is successful !!

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