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README.rst

PythonUp — The Python Runtime Manager (Windows)

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PythonUp helps your download, configure, install, and manage Python runtimes. It also provides utilities that can be integrated into your Python-related development workflows. This is the Windows version.

macOS or Linux user? Check out PythonUp for POSIX.

Distribution

PythonUp for Windows is officially distributed on GitHub. Download installers from Releases and run it. After installation, a pythonup command will be available in newly-opened command prompts.

Quick Start

Install Python 3.6:

$ pythonup install 3.6

Run Python:

$ python3

Install Pipenv to Python 3.6:

$ pip3.6 install pipenv

And use it immediately:

$ pipenv --version
pipenv, version 9.0.1

Install Python 3.5 (32-bit):

$ pythonup install 3.5-32

Switch to a specific version:

$ pythonup use 3.5-32
$ python3 --version
Python 3.5.4

Switch back to 3.6:

$ pythonup use 3.6
$ python3 --version
Python 3.6.4
$ python3.5 --version
Python 3.5.4

Uninstall Python:

$ pythonup uninstall 3.5-32

Use --help to find more:

$ pythonup --help
$ pythonup install --help

Or read the Documentation.

Now you’re ready to use CPython on Windows like a first-class citizen, and ignore people telling you to get a Mac.

🤔😉😆