Postgres 9.5 install for GDIRDU Intro to SQL

  • Download from
  • Double-click to unzip the downloaded file, then drag the unzipped app (blue elephant) to your Applications folder.
  • Open Applications and double-click on Postgres. You may get a warning that Postgres is an app downloaded from the internet. Click Open.
  • A Welcome to Postgres window will open. Click “Open psql”.

You should see something like:

$ '/Applications/'/psql -p5432
psql (9.5.4)
Type "help" for help.


You may type \q to quit.