Building and installing PyWavelets

Installing from source code

Go to GitHub project page, fork and clone the repository or use the upstream repository to get the source code:

git clone PyWavelets

Activate your Python virtual environment, go to the cloned source directory and type the following commands to build and install the package:

python build
python install

To verify the installation run the following command:

python test

To build docs:

cd doc
make html

Installing a development version

You can also install directly from the source repository:

pip install -e git+


pip install PyWavelets==dev

Installing a regular release from PyPi

A regular release can be installed with pip or easy_install:

pip install PyWavelets