Appium directory is invalid: Cannot find appium executable

Hey Chris,
I use Mac and I face the same issuse, please tell me how to solve it
Thank you so much

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For mac
I installed appium by npm and set it in kotalon with this path and it worked:
/usr/local/lib/node_modules/appium

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This worked for me as I have installed the appium using npm

this works for me… thank you!

Just Run this in the command prompt

npm install -g appium

Am facing same issue, I have used appium desktop application, Please help me on this, how to configure the appium into Katalon Studio.

I couldn’t find the appium details in below 2 locations.

Here only i can able to see the appium details

Please see the error

java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException: com.kms.katalon.core.appium.exception.AppiumStartException: Appium directory is invalid: Cannot find appium executable file.
at com.kms.katalon.composer.components.impl.dialogs.ProgressMonitorDialogWithThread.runAndWait(ProgressMonitorDialogWithThread.java:49)
at com.kms.katalon.composer.mobile.objectspy.components.MobileLocalAppComposite$12.run(MobileLocalAppComposite.java:474)
at org.eclipse.jface.operation.ModalContext$ModalContextThread.run(ModalContext.java:122)
Caused by: com.kms.katalon.core.appium.exception.AppiumStartException: Appium directory is invalid: Cannot find appium executable file.
at com.kms.katalon.core.appium.driver.AppiumDriverManager.findAppiumJS(AppiumDriverManager.java:387)
at com.kms.katalon.core.appium.driver.AppiumDriverManager.startAppiumServer(AppiumDriverManager.java:302)
at com.kms.katalon.core.appium.driver.AppiumDriverManager.startAppiumServerJS(AppiumDriverManager.java:262)
at com.kms.katalon.composer.mobile.objectspy.dialog.MobileInspectorController.startMobileApp(MobileInspectorController.java:194)
at com.kms.katalon.composer.mobile.objectspy.components.MobileLocalAppComposite$12$1.call(MobileLocalAppComposite.java:479)
at com.kms.katalon.composer.components.impl.dialogs.ProgressMonitorDialogWithThread.startThreadAndWait(ProgressMonitorDialogWithThread.java:36)
at com.kms.katalon.composer.components.impl.dialogs.ProgressMonitorDialogWithThread.runAndWait(ProgressMonitorDialogWithThread.java:48)
… 2 more

This worked for me too: “C:\Users\AppData\Local\Programs\Appium\resources\app\node_modules\appium”

You are right. I get it.