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How to Install Python Pandas on MacOS?

  • Last Updated : 22 Sep, 2021

In this article, we will learn how to install Pandas in Python on MacOS. Pandas is a software library written for the Python programming language for data manipulation and analysis. In particular, it offers data structures and operations for manipulating numerical tables and time series.

Installation:

Method 1: Using pip to install Pandas Package

Follow the below steps to install the Pandas package on macOS using pip:

Step 1: Install the latest Python3 in MacOS

Step 2: Check if pip3 and python3 are correctly installed.

python3 --version
pip3 --version

checking python and pip version in macos



Step 3: Upgrade your pip to avoid errors during installation.

pip3 install --upgrade pip

upgrading pip in macos

Step 4: Enter the following command to install Pandas using pip3.

pip3 install pandas

installing Pandas package on macOS using pip

Method 2: Using setup.py to install Pandas 

Follow the below steps to install the Pandas package on macOS using the setup.py file:

Step 1: Download the latest source package of Pandas for python3 from here.

curl https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/71/65/3ab03ef46613e66880dba5b2c2cb5836938f0219389a11c10cfdc617e836/pandas-1.3.3.tar.gz > pandas.tar.gz

downloading the source package for Pandas in macos

Step 2: Extract the downloaded package using the following command.

tar -xzvf pandas.tar.gz

extracting the pandas.tar.gz file in macos

Step 3: Go inside the folder and Enter the following command to install the package.

Note: You must have developer tools for XCode MacOS installed in your system

cd pandas-1.3.3
python3 setup.py install

installing Pandas on macOS using the setup.py file

Verifying Pandas installation on macOS:

Make the following import in your python terminal to verify if the installation has been done properly:

import pandas

Verifying Pandas installation on macOS

If there is any error while importing the module then is not installed properly.

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