Install OpenVINO™ Runtime from Anaconda Cloud

This guide provides installation steps for OpenVINO™ Runtime distributed through the Anaconda Cloud.


From the 2022.1 release, the OpenVINO™ Development Tools can only be installed via PyPI. If you want to develop or optimize your models with OpenVINO, see Install OpenVINO Development Tools for detailed steps.

System Requirements


Operating Systems

Supported Operating System

Python Version (64-bit)

Ubuntu 18.04 long-term support (LTS), 64-bit

3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9

Ubuntu 20.04 long-term support (LTS), 64-bit

3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, 64-bit

3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9

macOS 10.15

3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9

Windows 10, 64-bit

3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9

Install OpenVINO Runtime Using the Anaconda Package Manager

  1. Set up the Anaconda environment (taking Python 3.7 for example):

    conda create --name py37 python=3.7
    conda activate py37
  2. Update Anaconda environment to the latest version:

    conda update --all
  3. Install the OpenVINO Runtime package:

    • Ubuntu* 20.04

      conda install openvino-ie4py-ubuntu20 -c intel
    • Ubuntu* 18.04

      conda install openvino-ie4py-ubuntu18 -c intel
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, 64-bit

      conda install openvino-ie4py-rhel8 -c intel
    • Windows 10 and macOS

      conda install openvino-ie4py -c intel
  4. Verify the package is installed:

    python -c "from openvino.runtime import Core"

    If installation was successful, you will not see any error messages (no console output).

Now you can start developing your application.

What’s Next?

Now you may continue with the following tasks:

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