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# SciPy Installation

We will learn about the core functionality of SciPy. Before working with SciPy, it should be installed in the system.

**Install SciPy using pip**

We can install the SciPy library by using **pip** command; run the following command in the terminal:

**Install SciPy using Anaconda**

We can also install SciPy packages by using Anaconda. First, we need to download the Anaconda navigator and then open the anaconda prompt type the following command:

Following are the downloaded SciPy packages.

**Install SciPy in Mac**

The mac doesnâ€™t have the preinstall package manager, but you can install various popular package managers. Run the following commands in the terminal it will download the SciPy as well as matplotlib, pandas, numpy.

**Install SciPy in Ubuntu**

We need to create a virtual environment in which we will install SciPy. Letâ€™s start to install Python virtualenv and pip3 package manager that can be used to install various libraries. Run the following command:

The above command will download the old version of Python. We can install the latest version of Python using the following command.

It will download the latest version of Python, and it will be installed separately and wonâ€™t conflict with your default Python version. It is good practice to create a virtual environment.

The work 3.7 is a folder name. To work on it, we need to activate it:

Now install SciPy in the above environment.

The above command will install SciPy in your newer environment.

### Importing the SciPy

We can import the SciPy by the following command after its successful installation: