In order to deploy to now, you need to install a small utility app. Let's see how you can do that.

Now Desktop

Now Desktop on macOS

This is a desktop app which is available for all of the major operation systems. It comes as an operation system status bar app.
You can deploy apps, see notifications, and manage your account using an easy-to-use interface. It will update new versions automatically behind the scenes and you can always use the latest version of Now Desktop.
Make sure to click the button to install "Now CLI" in the getting started process.


This is the command line interface for now, especially built for servers. It's a pre-built binary and works without any dependencies.

Now via NPM

This is exactly Now CLI but distributed via NPM. You can get this via the following command:
npm install -g now

Open Source

All of these apps are available under the open source MIT license. So, you can always check the source code and modify it as needed. You are always welcome to suggest new features and submit issues. Use following repositories: