Install Stable Diffusion on a Mac M1, M2, M3 or M4

Open a Terminal window:



Install Homebrew if you have not done so in the past. Paste the following command:

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL"


Install the following packages by pasting this command:

brew install cmake protobuf rust python@3.10 git wget


Install the AUTOMATIC1111 repository by pasting this command:

git clone


You will see the following directory under your personal root folder:

Stable Diffusion Folder


Install 1 model to test that everything is working. Download the epiCRealism Model. Got to this link and click below to download:

epiCRealism Link


Copy or move the downloaded file to this folder. stable-diffusion-webui/models/Stable-diffusion/:

Copy Model


To run the platform, paste the following command in the terminal window. You will need to do this if you restart the computer:

cd ~/stable-diffusion-webui;./ --no-half


To open different browser windows with the platform paste the following address:


Test it out by writing ‘a dog’ in the prompt window. A dog should be drawn:



All set!

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