PRAW supports Python 3.7+. The recommended way to install PRAW is via
pip install praw
Depending on your system, you may need to use
pip3 to install packages for
sudo to install packages. Do you really trust this package?
For instructions on installing Python and pip see “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Python” Installation Guides.
PRAW can be updated by running:
pip install --upgrade praw
Installing Older Versions#
Older versions of PRAW can be installed by specifying the version number as part of the installation command:
pip install praw==3.6.0
Installing the Latest Development Version#
Is there a feature that was recently merged into PRAW that you cannot wait to take advantage of? If so, you can install PRAW directly from GitHub like so:
pip install --upgrade https://github.com/praw-dev/praw/archive/master.zip
You can also directly clone a copy of the repository using git, like so:
pip install --upgrade git+https://github.com/praw-dev/praw.git