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How to Install Python Six Module on Windows?

  • Last Updated : 30 Sep, 2021

The Six Library in python is used to wrap differences between Python 2 and Python 3  for systems that operate both on Python 2 and python 3. In this, article, we will look into the process of installing Python Six Library on Windows.

Pre-requisites:

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

Installing Python Six Library  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 six

Type y for yes when prompted.

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



Installing Python Six Library  on Windows using Conda

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 Python Six Library Installation on Windows using Conda:

To verify if Python Six Library has been successfully installed in your system run the below command in Anaconda Powershell Prompt:

conda list six

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

Verifying Python Six Library Installation on Windows using Conda

Installing Python Six Library 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 six

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

Installing Python Six Library on Windows using PIP

Verifying Python Six Library Installation on Windows using PIP:

To verify if the Python Six Library has been successfully installed in your system run the below command in Command Prompt:

python -m pip show six

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

Verifying Python Six Library Installation on Windows using PIP

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