# Installation

Nutils requires a working installation of Python 3.7 or higher. Many different installers exist and there are no known issues with any of them. When in doubt about which to use, a safe option is to go with the official installer. From there on Nutils can be installed following the steps below.

Depending on your system the Python executable may be installed as either python or python3, or both, not to mention alternative implementations such as pypy or pyston. In the following instructions, python is to be replaced with the relevant executable name.