Update Node.js version on Mac OS

This article will show you how to update node.js version on mac OS with command line

Check current installed node.js version

# Check your current node.js version, by open terminal tool and type below command:
node -v
Example output:

Install n package

npm install -g n 

Install desired node version

# Example to update nodejs version to 16.14.0
sudo n install 16.14.0

Example output:
  installing : node-v16.14.0
       mkdir : /usr/local/n/versions/node/16.14.0
       fetch : https://nodejs.org/dist/v16.14.0/node-v16.14.0-darwin-x64.tar.xz
     copying : node/16.14.0
   installed : v16.14.0 (with npm 8.3.1)

Verify your node.js version

# Check your current node.js version
node -v

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