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How to Install Sysdig for Windows and OSX

Note: this content is mirrored from the sysdig github repository. Please go there to edit or contribute to the sysdig wiki.

NOTE: currently only the Linux version of sysdig is capable of capturing events and doing live analysis. On the other platforms, you will be limited to working with the capture files generated by a Linux installation of sysdig.

Windows Installation


Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012


  1. Download and install the Visual Studio 2013 x86 Redistributable from: (vcredist_x86.exe)
  2. Download the sysdig zip file from here:
  3. Unzip the file
  4. Open a command prompt and navigate to the unzipped folder
  5. you can now run sysdig, e.g.
    sysdig -cl

OSX Installation


brew update
brew install sysdig


sudo port install sysdig

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