Focus on algorithms, not setup time

Get started with Python for data science and machine learning in minutes.

Data scientists are turning to Python for advanced insights, but pulling together all the pieces for a Python-based workflow is a real challenge.

Now you can get everything you need in one Python distribution. ActivePython comes precompiled with all the essential tools for data preparation, analysis, visualization and machine learning.

Plus, you can integrate your entire data workflow with included packages for web application development, security and testing.

Download ActivePython Community Edition—get started in development for free!

Available for Python 2.7 and 3.5 for Windows, Linux and Mac OS

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300+ Packages Including Data Science and Machine Learning

Data Analysis and Visualization

  • pandas (data frame structure, analysis)
  • NumPy (multi-dimensional arrays)
  • SciPy (algorithms to use with numpy)
  • IPython, Jupyter (powerful shell, notebooks)
  • Matplotlib (data visualization)
  • Bokeh (visualization for web browsers)
  • HDF5 (store & manipulate data)
  • PyTables (manage HDF5 datasets)

Big Data Connectors

  • HDFS (C/C++ wrapper for Hadoop)
  • pymongo (MongoDB driver)
  • SQLAlchemy (Python SQL toolkit)
  • redis (Redis access libraries)
  • pyMySQL (MySQL connector)
  • python-memcached (interface to memcached)
  • pyodbc (access to ODBC API)

Machine Learning

  • scikit-learn (machine learning)
  • Theano (large-scale processing)
  • TensorFlow (training neural networks)
  • Keras (high-level API for Theano, TensorFlow)
  • Natural Language Toolkit (natural language processing)
  • Intel Math Kernel Library (accelerated math processing)

Greater Security and Support for Your Business

Power Your Business with ActivePython Business Edition and Enterprise Edition

Greater Security

No more guessing if your Python distribution has incorporated the latest OpenSSL patch or if an unvetted package has been downloaded from an unverified repository. We update all included packages to the latest version with every Enterprise build as well as provide timely security updates for critical issues.

Commercial Support

Get support through private channels to keep your intellectual property and ideas safe. Our Python experts answer your questions by email or phone, so you and your team don't have to rely on the open source community and public forums for help.

Reduced Legal Risk

Comply with your organization's open source policies and protect it from legal risk. We do a full license review of all precompiled third-party Python packages to minimize your organization's exposure to GNU/GPL licensing and offer license indemnification in ActivePython Enterprise Edition to protect your organization against potential copyright/patent infringement lawsuits.

Legacy and Cross-platform Support

Our ActivePython builds and packages are consistent across all your enterprise operating systems whether they are on-premise or in the cloud. We offer support for Python 2.7 and Python 3.5, as well support for Windows, Linux, macOS, and Big Iron (AIX, Solaris, HP-UX).

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