Install and Connect MySQL and MySQL Workbench on Apple M1 chip

April 06, 2022

In this article i will explain you step by step to install mysql server and mysql work bench and connect mysql workbench with mysql server on apple mac os m1 chip processor

Step 1: Go to and download community server

Go to link and go to downloads section and click on MySql Community (GPL) Downloads at the bottom


Once you clicked MySql Community (GPL) Downloads at the bottom now click on MySQL Community Server


Now download the first option


Step 2: Install the MySql server

Once your download finishes then click on dmg file that is downloaded by navigating to your download paths this will start the installation please allow the permission it asks

In installation wizard click continue on every steps without changing anything and on the configuration steps choose legacy password instead of strong password and enter your password



Once done click finish this will complete your installation of MySql Server on your mac os system

Step 3: Install MySql Workbench

In order to install MySQL Workbench visit this url and Click on link as shown in image below


After clicking the above link you need to click MySQL Workbench link in order to download the MySql Workbench


In the next page


Once downloaded click on dmg file that is downloaded it will ask you to move it to Application folder please move it then you are done Open my sql work bench and connect to the MySql server by clicking on link as shown in image below