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Python SDK Installation Guide

Learn how to install the Clarifai Python SDK

Our new Python SDK empowers you to simplify data import, interact with our API in an object-oriented manner, quickly create apps, inputs, and datasets, easily consume models and workflows from the Clarifai community, and more.

To consume the Clarifai API effortlessly and with just a few lines of code, the new Python SDK is all you need.


The current Python SDK version is v10.5.4

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Install the Package

You can install the latest stable version of the Python SDK package by using pip.

To install, run:

pip install -U clarifai

Install Clarifai SDKs through pip install "clarifai[all]" to use more optional libraries mentioned here.

Installation from Source (for Development)

If you want to install from source for development purposes, follow these steps:

git clone
cd clarifai-python
python3 -m venv .venv
source .venv/bin/activate
pip install -r requirements.txt
python install


Clarifai uses Personal Access Tokens (PATs) to validate requests. You can create and manage PATs under your Clarifai account security settings. To set your PAT as an environment variable, run:

export CLARIFAI_PAT={your personal access token}