Python framework for processing Universal Dependencies data
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Python framework for processing Universal Dependencies data

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  • You need Python 3.3 or higher.
  • If the ufal.udpipe parser is needed, make sure you have a C++11 compiler (e.g. g++ 4.7 or newer) and install UDPipe with pip3 install --user --upgrade ufal.udpipe.

Install Udapi for developers

Let's clone the git repo to ~/udapi-python/, install dependencies and setup $PATH and $PYTHONPATH accordingly.

git clone
pip3 install --user -r udapi-python/requirements.txt
echo '## Use Udapi from ~/udapi-python/ ##'                >> ~/.bashrc
echo 'export PATH="$HOME/udapi-python/bin:$PATH"'          >> ~/.bashrc
echo 'export PYTHONPATH="$HOME/udapi-python/:$PYTHONPATH"' >> ~/.bashrc
source ~/.bashrc # or open new bash

Install Udapi for users

This is similar to the above, but installs Udapi from PyPI to the standard (user) Python paths.

pip3 install --user --upgrade udapi

Try udapy -h to check it is installed correctly. If it fails, make sure your PATH includes the directory where pip3 installed the udapy script. Usually, this results in

export PATH="$HOME/.local/bin/:$PATH"