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Anaconda is an easy-to-install, free package manager, environment manager, and collection of open source packages with free community support.

Product specifications

  • License: Anaconda is free to use and (re)distribute under the terms of the Anaconda License.
  • System requirements: Linux, OS X, or Windows, 32-bit or 64-bit, 3 GB disk space to download and install.

Packages available in Anaconda

  • Over 100 packages are automatically installed with Anaconda.
  • Over 200 additional open source packages can be individually installed from the Anaconda repository by using the “conda install” command.
  • Thousands of other packages are available from
  • Others can be downloaded using the “pip install” command which is included and installed with Anaconda.
  • You can also make your own custom packages using the “conda build” command, and upload them to, PyPi or other repositories.

Managing packages in Anaconda

Packages in Anaconda are managed using the “conda” command. Take our 30-minute conda test drive, download a conda cheat sheet and see our “Using conda” section for fun things to do with Anaconda.


For free community support, join the Anaconda Mailing List.

Packages: Refer to the Anaconda included packages list.

Continuum Analytics also offers support & training.