How to install GDAL and QGIS on macOS Catalina

# You don't need to run this command
conda install -c conda-forge gdal
  1. Install HomeBrew
/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
% brew install gdal --HEAD
% brew install gdal
% gdal-config --version 
2.4.4
pip3 install — upgrade pip
pip3 install gdal==2.4.4
pip3 install numpy
# or brew install numpy instead
python3 -c “from osgeo import gdal”
python3 -c ‘import gdal; print(gdal.VersionInfo())’
MacOS Terminal showing python and GDAL version installed with Homebrew
QGIS 3.12.1 București on MacOS Catalina 10.15
QGIS cannot be opened on Mac OS Catalina (QGIS is not notarized)
Open QGIS in Catalina

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