Install Anaconda On Windows

anaconda is a package manager for python. In this tutorial, you will learn about how to installing anaconda on windows. I will guide you in step-wise. Follow this step after that you can install anaconda on windows operating system. You can also visit the official site of anaconda from here.

install anaconda on window

Download installation file

This is the beginning of installing Anaconda on Windows. Firstly we need installation file so download through official site of anaconda. Here is a link of the file you can download. Before download file, you must remember to choose the file which is compatible with your computer. If your computer is 64bit then you can choose the first option. For 32bit you can choose the second option. It may take some time depending upon your internet speed.

Download anaconda

Open Download File and Installing Anaconda

After that open, this file goes to your download file location and follow this step. When you open download file, you can see the following window.

begin install anaconda on windows
install anaconda on windows

Then press the next button and choose the file location where you want store the file. I recommend you leave this option as a default and press the next button.

Choose File Location

After that choose whether to add anaconda to your path variable. I recommend to not add anaconda to path variable because it creates conflict with other application. Tick this option like the following picture and press the next button.

Anaconda Path

As a result anaconda is installing on your computer. It take few minutes for complete wait until.

Installing Anaconda
Installing Anaconda

After that can seen this window on your computer. Finally Congratulation to you anaconda is install.

install complete

Open Anaconda Navigator

After complete installation you can open anaconda navigator by search anaconda on search bar following result is seen. After that open anaconda navigator by click on anaconda navigator option on your search result.

Anaconda Navigator
Anaconda Navigator

Test Anaconda Installation

Test the installation of anaconda by the following command. Remember one thing is that use this command on conda terminal.

conda info

After that this information is appear on your terminal.

active environment : base
    active env location : C:\Users\PC\anaconda3
            shell level : 1
       user config file : C:\Users\PC\.condarc
 populated config files : C:\Users\PC\.condarc
          conda version : 4.8.3
    conda-build version : 3.18.11
         python version : 3.8.3.final.0
       virtual packages :
       base environment : C:\Users\PC\anaconda3  (writable)
           channel URLs : https://repo.anaconda.com/pkgs/main/win-64
                          https://repo.anaconda.com/pkgs/main/noarch
                          https://repo.anaconda.com/pkgs/r/win-64
                          https://repo.anaconda.com/pkgs/r/noarch
                          https://repo.anaconda.com/pkgs/msys2/win-64
                          https://repo.anaconda.com/pkgs/msys2/noarch
          package cache : C:\Users\PC\anaconda3\pkgs
                          C:\Users\PC\.conda\pkgs
                          C:\Users\PC\AppData\Local\conda\conda\pkgs
       envs directories : C:\Users\PC\anaconda3\envs
                          C:\Users\PC\.conda\envs
                          C:\Users\PC\AppData\Local\conda\conda\envs
               platform : win-64
             user-agent : conda/4.8.3 requests/2.24.0 CPython/3.8.3 Windows/10 Windows/10.0.10240
          administrator : False
             netrc file : None
           offline mode : False

Create and Active Anaconda Environment

Create environment on anaconda is very simple. You can create python environment by following command.

conda create --name return_script python=3

After that activate this environment by following command.

conda activate return_script

Conclusion

This is how you can install anaconda on windows. For Linux user here is link for install anaconda. If you want to learn python and machine learning here is the link you van visit. If you have any problem regard installing anaconda on the window feel free to comment below

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