Before you can utilize Encord's Python SDK, you must ensure that the following prerequisites are met:



While it isn't strictly a requirement, we recommend that you use a virtual environment in which to install the SDK and run your projects from. See this tutorial to learn how to set up and activate virtual environments.


The Encord SDK is available through pypi and is installed using the following command:

python3 -m pip install encord

After successfully installing the Encord SDK, move on to the Authentication page to learn how users get authenticated in Encord.