Follow the steps below to install emodpy-generic.


First, ensure the following prerequisites are met.

  • Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise, Linux, or Mac

  • Python 3.9 64-bit (

  • A file that indicates the pip index-url:

    • For Windows, in C:\Users\Username\pip\pip.ini add the following:

      index-url =
    • For Linux, in $HOME/.config/pip/pip.conf add the following:

      index-url =

Installation instructions#

  1. Open a command prompt and create a virtual environment in any directory you choose. The command below names the environment “v-emodpy-generic”, but you may use any desired name:

    python -m venv v-emodpy-generic
  2. Activate the virtual environment:

    • For Windows, enter the following:

    • For Linux, enter the following:

      source v-emodpy-generic/bin/activate
  3. Install emodpy-generic packages:

    pip install emodpy-generic

    If you are on Linux, also run:

    pip install keyrings.alt
  4. When you are finished, deactivate the virtual environment by entering the following at a command prompt: