The recommendend installation method for signac-flow is via conda or pip. The software is tested for Python versions 3.4+ and only depends on the signac package.

Install with conda

You can install signac-flow via conda (available on the conda-forge channel), with:

$ conda install -c conda-forge signac-flow

All additional dependencies will be installed automatically. To upgrade the package, execute:

$ conda update signac-flow

Install with pip

To install the package with the package manager pip, execute

$ pip install signac-flow --user


It is highly recommended to install the package into the user space and not as superuser!

To upgrade the package, simply execute the same command with the --upgrade option.

$ pip install signac-flow --user --upgrade

Source Code Installation

Alternatively you can clone the git repository and execute the script to install the package.

git clone
cd signac-flow
python install --user