Install LibreOffice on macOS Computer

This section provides a tutorial on how to download and install LibreOffice on macOS computers.

If you are looking for open source tool to draw UML diagrams, you can use LibreOffice with the UML Elements extension.

Here is what I did to install and run LibreOffice on my macOS computer:

1. Go to LibreOffice download website at

2. Select the latest version "" or an old version that matches your computer age. For example, I selected "" released in 2022 to match my 3-year old Mac computer.

3. Select "mac/x86_64" to match my computer operating system and CPU architecture.

4. Click "LibreOffice_7.3.7.2_MacOS_x86-64.dmg" (30-Oct-2022, 275 M), to download the DMG package file.

5. Double-click LibreOffice_7.3.7.2_MacOS_x86-64.dmg in "Downloads" Directory to start the installation.

6. Drag LibreOffice to "Applications" on the installation window.

7. Double-click LibreOffice in Applications directory to open it.

8. If you see security error, Control-click LibreOffice and select Open to override the security restriction.

Here is a picture of LibreOffice welcome screen:

LibreOffice - Welcome Screen
LibreOffice - Welcome Screen

See next tutorials on how to use LibreOffice to draw UML diagrams.

Table of Contents

 About This UML Tutorial Book

 Introduction of UML (Unified Model Language)

 UML Class Diagram and Notations

 UML Activity Diagram and Notations

 UML Sequence Diagram and Notations

 UML State Machine Diagram and Notations

 UML Use Case Diagram and Notations

LibreOffice Drawing Extension - UML Elements

Install LibreOffice on macOS Computer

 Install "UML Elements" Extension on LibreOffice

 Activity Diagram with LibreOffice UML Elements

 MS Visio 2010 - UML Drawing Tool


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