Download and Install Python: ActivePython

ActivePython is the leading commercial-grade distribution of the open source Python scripting language. You can download and install Python with the ActivePython Community Edition binaries and get started in development for free!

Ready to put your Python project into production or need an older version?

Talk to us about Business or Enterprise Edition when you are ready to go into production (internal or external), want access to older versions, want to use on terminal servers or thin client for app deployment, or needs builds for AIX, Solaris or UP-UX.

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Download Python: Platforms and Versions

(64-bit, x64)
Mac OS X
(10.9+, x86_64/i386)
(x86) n/an/a n/an/a

Looking for Python 3 with the latest data science packages? Download ActivePython 3.5.3.

By downloading ActivePython Community Edition, you comply with the terms of use of the ActiveState Community License . Please refer to our documentation for install/uninstall instructions.

Production, Legacy, Redistribution

If you want to use ActivePython for more than just internal development and testing, below are some options to meet your business needs. Contact us for more information.

  • Business Edition

    Use ActivePython on production servers or access to legacy builds (such as Python 2.5, Python 2.6, Python 2.7, or Python 3.4)

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  • Enterprise Edition

    Get priority support, big iron (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris), how-to consultation, indemnification, or custom builds.

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  • ActivePython OEM Licensing

    Redistribute ActivePython in your products.

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