Mac commands are rarely unique: most of them are inherited from Unix operating systems. If you're familiar with one of the common Linux or Unix-like operating systems, you probably know all the basic MacOS commands you'll need.
Uniquely MacOS Commands
These commands are found only on Mac platform:
- softwareupdate – controlling updates in your MacOS
- hdiutil – manipulating disk images (attach, verify, create)
- diskutil – disk and partitions manager
- sw_vers – confirm MacOS version