GIT LFS – GIT Large File Storage

Git Large File Storage (LFS) replaces large files such as audio samples, videos, datasets, and graphics with text pointers inside Git, while storing the file contents on a remote server like or GitHub Enterprise.

Steps to install on MAC:

First install homebrew on your machine using terminal.

To install homebrew, Paste below command in terminal and hit enter.

/usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL"

Now, we can install git-lfs using brew on OSx.

brew install git-lfs

How to download files when git-lfs was installed after git clone:

If repo is setup using git lfs, and you cloned your repo without installing git lfs, you might run into issue of broken files and images in your local repo.

To fix this issue, Use below command if you have already cloned a repo which is using lfs for files:

git lfs fetch