Docker for Mac

Docker for Mac is an easy-to-install desktop app for building, debugging and testing Dockerized apps on a Mac. Docker for Mac is a complete development environment deeply integrated with the MacOS Hypervisor framework, networking and filesystem. Docker for Mac is the fastest and most reliable way to run Docker on a Mac.

Features and Benefits

  • Easy installation and setup of a complete Docker development environment for the Mac
  • Integrated Docker platform and tools Docker command line, Docker Compose, and Docker Notary command line.
  • Automatic updates with channels for monthly Edge and quarterly Stable versions of Docker
  • Fast and reliable performance with native macOS virtualization running a custom minimal Linux distro.
  • Seamless volume mounting for code and data, including file change notifications that unlock fast edit-test cycles.
  • Native Mac security with support for the MacOS sandbox security model.
  • Enterprise network support allows Docker for Mac to with with VPNs and proxies.
  • In container development and debugging with supported IDEs.

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