LightMesh CLI for macOS


The installation guide for Tidal LightMesh CLI on macOS. Start a trial today.

Install LightMesh CLI for macOS

  • Double click on the PKG file to begin installation
  • At the introduction step, click continue
  • If required, change the install location, once complete click the install button.
  • Installer is trying to install new software and may require the macOS password. Enter password and click continue
  • Installer will then prompt for access to the PKG location folder, click ok to allow access to that location.
  • Once prompted with a successful installation, the PKG can be moved to trash

Configure API Token

  • To confirm that LightMesh CLI has been installed, and to verify the path open terminal and run which lightmesh. This will show the install path selected in the previous step
  • LightMesh CLI requires an API token. This token can be generated at
  • To create a new API key go to the above URL, click generate API key
  • Once a key has been created click show API key button and copy the key to the clipboard
  • Export this key in your terminal section by running the following command: export LIGHTMESH_API_TOKEN={key copied to clipboard}
  • To verify installation and token are set correctly type lightmesh into the terminal. The LightMesh CLI version should be shown, along with usage, topic, and command details