python 3.6+ is required to install pipx. pipx can run binaries from packages with Python 3.3+. Don't have Python 3.6 or later? See Python 3 Installation & Setup Guide.
pipx works on macOS, linux, and Windows.
python3 -m pip install --user pipx python3 -m userpath append ~/.local/bin
pipx's default binary location is
~/.local/bin. This can be overriden with te
PIPX_BIN_DIR environment variable. If you override
PIPX_BIN_DIR, make sure it is on your path by running
userpath append $PIPX_BIN_DIR.
pipx's default virtual environment location is
~/.local/pipx. This can be overriden with the environment variable
Install pipx Development Versions
New versions of pipx are published as beta or release candidates. These versions look something like
b1 signifies the first beta release of version 0.13. These releases can be tested with
pip install --user pipx --upgrade --dev
Development occurs on the
dev branch of this repository. If there is no such branch, that means there is no work currently in development for a new version.