Mcrypt PHP extension required

If your using MAMP and try to run a Laravel command, you may run into the error:

Mcrypt PHP extension required

Solution is quite easy:

1) Find what version of PHP your using in MAMP


2) Add/Update .bash_profile file

cd ~/
vi .bash_profile

And add the following (while appending the PHP version found in Step 1)

export PATH=/Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php5.6.7/bin:$PATH

3) Save and Restart Terminal

Should be good to go then!


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