Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

Improve Article
Save Article
Like Article

How to Install Seaborn on MacOS?

  • Last Updated : 30 Sep, 2021

In this article, we will learn how to install seaborn in Python on MacOS. Seaborn is a library for making statistical graphics in Python. It is built on top of matplotlib and is closely integrated with pandas data structures.

Installation:

Method 1: Using pip to install Seaborn Package

Follow the below steps to install the Seaborn 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 Seaborn using pip3.

pip3 install seaborn

installing Seaborn package on macOS using pip

Method 2: Using setup.py to install Seaborn 

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

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

curl https://files.pythonhosted.org/packages/58/81/51b7ee560a1b01d5c47cae22bfed4e79f1529a08cdff950506097b0d51e1/seaborn-0.11.2.tar.gz > seaborn.tar.gz

downloading the source package for Seaborn in macos

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

tar -xzvf seaborn.tar.gz

extracting the seaborn.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 seaborn-0.11.2
python3 setup.py install

installing Seaborn on macOS using the setup.py file

Verifying Seaborn installation on macOS:

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

import seaborn

Verifying Seaborn installation on macOS

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

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :

Start Your Coding Journey Now!