I run unsuccessfully brew search strings giving only Caskroom/cask/stringsfile.

I want to run this commmand strings -td -3 <file.raw.

How can you install GNU Strings in OSX?

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brew install binutils

which install binary tools of GNU, which strings is a part of.

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    May need to follow the instructions it outputs to get it into your PATH (or you can call it directly from its location)
    – rogerdpack
    Feb 23, 2021 at 17:56

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