Downgrade Local Version

Downgrading Local may be used to troubleshoot issues presented with a newer version or other various reasons. We recommend running Local on the latest version available when possible.

  • Step 1: To downgrade the current version of Local you are running head to the releases page and download the version you’d like. Download the Local app per usual and drag the Local icon to your applications folder.
Install a downgraded version of Local by dragging the Local icon into your applications folder.
Drag the Local icon into your applications folder.
  • Step 2: When adding Local to your Applications folder, you will be prompted to either Replace or Keep Both. Choose to Replace.
Select Replace to download the downgraded version of the Local app.
Select Replace to downgrade.


After Local v6.5, we cannot ensure compatibility below macOS Catalina (10.15). If you’re on an older version of macOS, you’ll need to install a version of Local prior to version 6.5.