Sat. Dec 2nd, 2023

How to install Anaconda Python?

Anaconda is a popular tool used in machine learning and Data Science. It is a free and open source distribution of Python and R language. It aims to simplify the management and deployment of packages i.e. it gives you the liberty to create a separate environment with the packages that are needed in your project. You can create any number of environments based upon your projects with the required packages. Anaconda comes with a GUI Navigator known as Anaconda navigator which is a graphical user interface to the conda packages, and an anaconda prompt that is the command-line interface of anaconda navigator

Steps To Install Anaconda Navigator

Step 1:

Go to you will get thye following page

Step 2:

Make sure that the anaconda distribution is for windows by clicking on the windows icon since we are downloading it for windows 10

Step 3:

We need to know the system type so as to select the appropriate exe installer for the system. If you already know your system type you can go to step 4. Else follow the steps below

  • Right Click on My Computer
  • Go to Properties
  • In the System Section. Check the System type. For me, it is an x64 based processor Following is the snapshot of how it will look

Step 4:

After the file is downloaded open and run exe installer, you will get a Welcome window

Step 5:

Click on next. You will get a window showing the licence agreement

Step 6:

Click on i agree

Step 7:

All users is not recommended as most of the time people doesn’t have the admin rights so select “just me” and Click Next

Step 8:

Select the Destination Folder in which you want to install Anaconda distribution and Click Next

Step 9:

Click install. Once the installation is completed open anaconda prompt

This will start the anaconda prompt window which looks like a black window as shown in the snapshot below

Step 10:

Type the python command in the anaconda prompt window and hit enter:

Step 11:

Open the anaconda  navigator

Step 12:

From anaconda navigator, you can launch Jupyter notebook to work on Python

Step 13:

Select option new and open Python 3. Your will get a new page

Step 14:

You can start writing code and have a good experience in Python coding

By Rajashekar

I’m (Rajashekar) a core Android developer with complimenting skills as a web developer from India. I cherish taking up complex problems and turning them into beautiful interfaces. My love for decrypting the logic and structure of coding keeps me pushing towards writing elegant and proficient code, whether it is Android, PHP, Flutter or any other platforms. You would find me involved in cuisines, reading, travelling during my leisure hours.

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