How to install Python in Windows on WEkEO Elasticity

Python installation is necessary in order to use boto3 library.

In order to proceed a Python installation on Windows machine, please follow those steps:

  1. Type in the address in your browser.

  1. Navigate to “Downloads” button at then choose the latest version of software. (Currently it is Python 3.7.2)

  1. Save the exe file that consists of installation packages.

  1. Open previously saved file and look at the prompt window. It is strongly recommended to tick Add Python 3.7 to PATH. This option provides new environment variables.

To obtain more control over installation choose “Customize installation”

  1. In Advances options tab you may deliver more specific values such as debug libraries. After that, click on the Install.

  1. Open the Command prompt by clicking on the “Start” button and typing in cmd.


To verify installation, use python –version and pip –version commands in order to check the current version of software.