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Download and install pip Latest Version
Pip is a Python package manager that allows you to easily install, manage and uninstall Python packages. To download and install pip latest version you can do it by downloading the script from the official Python website or by using some commands in your local Command prompt. In this article, we will see the steps to download and install Pip's latest version in Python.
Steps to Download and Install Pip
Step 1: Check if the pip is already installed
Pip might be already installed in your system. You can check if pip is already installed in your system using the following command −
If pip is already installed in your system then the output will show the version of pip installed else it will show the error message “pip is not defined”
Step 2: Download and get-pip.py script
If pip is not already installed in your system you have to download the get-pip.py script to download pip. You can download the script from Python’s official website or by using the following command −
curl https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py -o get-pip.py
The above command simply downloads the script file in your system.
Step 3: Install pip
Once you have downloaded the pip latest version, you can now run the get-pip.py script to download the pip latest version in your system. If you want to download a specific version then you can do so by simply specifying the version to download in the command.
python get-pip.py # To download the specific version python get-pip.py==20.2.
Successfully installed pip-23.0.1 wheel-0.40.0
Step 4: Verify the installation
To check if the correct version of Pip is installed in your system you can check the version of Pip by the following command −
In this article, we understood how we can download and install Pip's latest version in Python. Firstly we have to check if Pip is already installed in our system or not. If not already installed, we can download the get-pip.py script and then run the script to download the latest version of pip in Python.
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