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How to Install glob in Python in Windows?

  • Last Updated : 21 Sep, 2021

The Python Glob module searches all path names looking for files matching a specified pattern according to the rules dictated by the Unix shell.

In this article, we will look into, how to install the glob module on Windows.

Pre-requisites:

The only thing that you need for installing the glob module on Windows are:

  • Python
  • PIP or Conda (depending upon user preference)

Installing glob Module on Windows using Conda:

If you want the installation to be done through conda,  open up the Anaconda Powershell Prompt and use the below command:

conda install -c anaconda glob2

Type y for yes when prompted.



You will get a similar message once the installation is complete:

Make sure you follow the best practices for installation using conda as:

  • Use an environment for installation rather than in the base environment using the below command:
conda create -n my-env
conda activate my-env

Note: If your preferred method of installation is conda-forge, use the below command:

conda config --env --add channels conda-forge

Verifying glob Module Installation on Windows using Conda:

To verify if glob library has been successfully installed in your system run the below command in Anaconda Powershell Prompt:

conda list glob2

You’ll get the below message if the installation is complete:

Installing glob Module on Windows using PIP:

If you want the installation to be done through PIP,  open up the Command Prompt and use the below command:

pip install glob2

You will get a similar message once the installation is complete:

Verifying glob Module Installation on Windows using PIP:

To verify if glob module has been successfully installed in your system run the below command in Command Prompt:

python -m pip show glob2

You’ll get the below message if the installation is complete:

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