To install the OCM CLI you can download binaries for major platforms from the GitHub releases page.

You can also install via homebrew for macOS and Linux:

brew install open-component-model/tap/ocm


To install with bash for macOS or Linux execute the following command:

curl -s | sudo bash

Building from source


  • git
  • make
  • golang

Installation Process

Clone the open-component-model/ocm repo:

git clone

Enter the repository directory (cd ocm/) and install the cli using make:

make install

Please note that the OCM CLI is installed in your go/bin directory, so you might need to add this directory to your PATH.

Verify the installation:

ocm version