How to install pytorch with conda

Here we will explain how to install pytorch with conda.


In terminal execute the following line:

    -O ~/
bash ~/ -b -p $HOME/miniconda

You can choose right version for your system following Just change the string: Miniconda3-3.7.0-MacOSX-x86_64.

Adding conda to PATH

Then add conda to $PATH by running

export PATH="$HOME/miniconda/bin:$PATH"

If you do not want to run it each time you start the system you can add this line to .bash_profile (or .bashrc).

Update it

conda update conda

Creating and activating environment

conda create -n conda3.6 python=3.6
source activate conda3.6

You can deactivate it with source deactive. More info on

Installing programs needed

conda install mkl
conda install numpy pandas jupyter ipython scikit-learn plotly
conda install pytorch torchvision -c pytorch
conda install -c conda-forge matplotlib opencv seaborn

Run jupyter and test it

After activating environment run

jupyter notebook

When the web page opens, click on button “New”, choose “Python 3”.


Then copy the following into the cell and press Control+Enter. Change imgs/shelf.JPG to any image of your coice.

import numpy as np
import torch
import torch.nn as nn
import torch.nn.functional as F
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
%matplotlib inline
import cv2

bgr_img = cv2.imread('imgs/shelf.JPG')
gray_img = cv2.cvtColor(bgr_img, cv2.COLOR_BGR2GRAY).astype("float32")/255

plt.imshow(gray_img, cmap='gray')