PyBEL Tools is tested on Python3 installations on Mac OS and Linux on Travis CI.


Python2 and Windows are not thoroughly tested



Download the latest stable code from PyPI with:

$ python3 -m pip install pybel_tools

Get the Latest

Download the most recent code from GitHub with:

$ python3 -m pip install git+

For Developers

Clone the repository from GitHub and install in editable mode with:

$ git clone
$ cd pybel-tools
$ python3 -m pip install -e .


PyBEL Tools contains many dependencies, including the scientific Python Stack (numpy, scipy, etc.). This makes installation difficult for Windows users, for whom Python cannot easily build C extensions. We recommend using an Anaconda distribution of Python, which includes these precompiled.