Installing Neo4j

this link has the full installation steps.

follow the steps for a basic installation. 

2.3.1. Mac OS X installer

Download the .dmg installer that you want from Click the downloaded installer file. Drag the Neo4j icon into the Applications folder.

2.3.2. Unix console application

Download the latest release from

Select the appropriate tar.gz distribution for your platform.

Extract the contents of the archive, using: tar -xf <filename>

Refer to the top-level extracted directory as: NEO4J_HOME

Change directory to: $NEO4J_HOME

Run: ./bin/neo4j console Stop the server by typing Ctrl-C in the console.

When Neo4j runs in console mode in the foreground logs are printed to the Terminal.

2.3.3. OS X service

Use the standard OS X system tools to create a service based on the neo4j command.