Installing the latest release

Linux / *BSD

  1. download the archive of your choice
  2. install the requirements for your system
  3. run scripts/pycam in the PyCAM directory

Mac OS X

See Installation MacOS for details.

Windows

Use the standalone executable for Windows. There are no further requirements.

If you want to use multiple CPU cores or distributed processing, then you will need to use the dependency installer and the PyCAM installer package.

Installing the development version

  1. install the git client (via your package manager or by downloading it)
  2. checkout the PyCAM repository: git clonegit://pycam.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/pycam/pycam
  3. install the requirements for your system
  4. run scripts/pycam in the PyCAM directory