December 2014

Installing Pygame for Python 3 on Mac OS Yosemite

It's somewhat difficult to find instructions on how to successfully install Pygame for Python 3 on Yosemite. The front page of the Pygame website has a link which appears to point to installation instructions, but it is broken.

Fortunately, someone posted these instructions on the Pygame wiki:

Firstly, ensure you have the Apple Xcode command line tools installed:

xcode-select --install

Install XQuartz from Restart your computer so the newly installed XQuartz is used.

Make sure you have homebrew installed: