How to create a virtual environment#

Creating a Virtual Environment#

Before installing the Ikomia API, it’s recommended to create a virtual environment. This helps to isolate your project’s dependencies and avoid conflicts with other packages.

To create a virtual environment, follow these steps:

1. Install the virtualenv package if you haven’t already#

pip install virtualenv 

2. Create a new virtual environment in your selected directory#

virtualenv my_ikomia_env

Replace my_ikomia_env with the name you’d like to give to your virtual environment.

3. Activate the virtual environment#

On Windows:


On Linux or macOS:

source my_ikomia_env/bin/activate

Now that your virtual environment is active, you can proceed with the installation of the Ikomia API.