Install the Editor

For installing Python, there is a need to install PyCharm, a cross-platform editor that has been developed by JetBrains. PyCharm includes all the tools that are needed for developing programs in Python.

Step 1: For downloading and installing Python go to the website and choose the version to be installed.

Step 2: As the download completes, click on the “Install Now” tab. The screen will display the setup progress at this point.

Step 3: Once the process is complete, the screen shows the message “Setup was successful”.

Step 4: Now next is to download Pycharm IDE by going to the jetbrain website.

Step 5: Click on Community version Download option, then Save the file. This will start the downloading of the file.

Step 6: After the download is complete, click on the Run the exe link. Now, click Next once the setup wizard starts.

Step 7: You will be given an option to choose the installation path. Click “Next” once the installation path has been selected.

Step 8: In the subsequent screen, you will be given a choice to create a desktop shortcut. You will be asked whether the shortcut is 32-bit or a 64-bit. Click on the “Next” icon after you have selected the required option.

Step 9: Next, select “JetBrains” under the start menu folder. Click on “Install” once selected.

Step 10: Wait for the installation process to be complete.

Step 11: Once the installation process is complete, the screen shows a message saying PyCharm is installed on your computer. To run the program, select “Run PyCharm Community Edition” box and click on “Finish”.

Step 12: After you click on “Finish,” the Following screen will appear.  Accept the agreement and click on continue.

Step 13: On the next screen, Click on don’t send.

Step 14: A welcome page appears, click on New project.

Step 15: This will lead to a page where you will b asked about path for your project. If you want to change anything, choose accordingly. lastly click on Create.

Step 16: A screen will open as Creating Virtual environment. This will take few minutes to complete.

Step 17: Finally, the editor page will open with default stored program.

This is how you install the Python and Pycharm IDE.

If you have any difficulty in following these steps you can also follow this video for installation.