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macos-release

Get the name and version of a macOS release from the Darwin version
Example: 13.2.0{name: 'Mavericks', version: '10.9'}

Install

$ npm install macos-release

Usage

import os from 'node:os';
import macosRelease from 'macos-release';

// On a macOS Sierra system

macosRelease();
//=> {name: 'Sierra', version: '10.12'}

os.release();
//=> 13.2.0
// This is the Darwin kernel version

macosRelease(os.release());
//=> {name: 'Sierra', version: '10.12'}

macosRelease('14.0.0');
//=> {name: 'Yosemite', version: '10.10'}

macosRelease('20.0.0');
//=> {name: 'Big Sur', version: '11'}

API

macosRelease(release?)

release

Type: string

By default, the current operating system is used, but you can supply a custom Darwin kernel version, which is the output of os.release().

Related

  • os-name - Get the name of the current operating system. Example: macOS Sierra
  • macos-version - Get the macOS version of the current system. Example: 10.9.3
  • win-release - Get the name of a Windows version from the release number: 5.1.2600XP

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