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To download Spyder, you can visit the official Spyder website at

There are two main ways to download Spyder:

  1. Using a standalone installer: This is the recommended method for most users, as it is the easiest and most straightforward way to install Spyder. To download the standalone installer, simply click on the “Download” button on the Spyder website and select the installer for your operating system. Once the installer has downloaded, double-click on it to run it and follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.
  2. Using the pip package manager: If you are already familiar with using pip, you can also install Spyder using the following command:
pip install spyder

This will install Spyder and all of its dependencies to your Python environment.

Note: If you are using Python 2, you may also need to install the PyQt5 Qt binding separately with pip. To do this, run the following command:

pip install pyqt5

Once Spyder is installed, you can launch it by running the following command:


This will open the Spyder IDE, where you can start developing Python code.

Additional notes:

  • If you are using Linux, you can also install Spyder through the Anaconda distribution. Anaconda is a cross-platform Python distribution that includes Spyder and many other popular Python packages. To install Spyder with Anaconda, run the following command:
conda install spyder
  • You can also try out Spyder right in your web browser by launching it on Binder. To do this, visit the following URL:

This will launch a Binder session with Spyder pre-installed. You can then start developing Python code in Spyder directly from your web browser.

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