In this tutorial, we will Download & Install Python on
Windows 11 Operating System.
Download Python on Windows 11
Open a web browser like Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.
Navigate to the Python website
Click on the Downloads link.
This will display the Download for Windows Python installer button.
Click on the Python installer button to download.
Save the installer to the Downloads folder.
Install Python on Windows 11
Locate the installer and double-click on the installer file.
This will launch the Python 64-bit installer screen.
To install for all users check the options
Install launcher for all users(recommended)
To add Python to the PATH variable, check the option
Add Python <version> to PATH
Click on the Customize installation link to customize the installation. We can choose the Python installation location.
Select the components. Its recommended to check and install all components.
Click on the Browse button and choose the install location.
Click on the Install button to install Python on the machine. Python requires administrative privileges on the computer. Click Yes on the UAC elevation prompt or enter administrative credentials.
This will install the software. Once done setup success screen would be displayed. This screen has links to Python online tutorial and Python release notes to know the new features and bug fixes.
It’s recommended to click on the Disable path length limit option. This is a configuration setting that would allow programs to overcome the path length limitation. On the production machine, check with the System administrators before making this change.
IDLE is Python’s Integrated Development and Learning Environment. The GUI is uniform between Linux, Windows, and mac OS. IDLE provides an easy way to start writing, running, and debugging Python applications.
Check the Install
Launch Windows command prompt and issue the following command to check the Python install on Windows 11.
/> python -V
This command should output the Python version on the screen.
That’s it. We are done with the Python installation on Windows 11 machine. We can launch the IDLE Python Interactive Shell and practice Python commands.
To know more about Python, visit the official website:
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