Welcome to Enthought Canopy

Welcome to Enthought Canopy! Canopy provides Python 2.7 and 3.5, with easy installation and updates via a graphical package manager of over 450 pre-built and tested scientific and analytic Python packages from the Enthought Python Distribution. These include NumPy, Pandas, SciPy, matplotlib, scikit-learn, and Jupyter / IPython. Canopy also provides an integrated analysis environment, with editor, IPython console, Data Import Tool, debugger, and documentation browser.

Canopy makes available a large number of third-party, open-source packages that are a part of the Python ecosystem. Enthought is grateful to the authors who have contributed their works for the common good. Further information on the packages available and their licensing can be found at the Canopy Python Package Index Any questions or corrections should be sent to support@enthought.com.

This document includes a Quick Start Guide for those wishing to get running as quickly as possible, and Advanced Topics, providing more details and background information.

You can find updated versions of this document, for multiple Canopy versions, at http://docs.enthought.com/canopy/.

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