This part of the documentation covers the installation of SQLAlchemy-Utils.

Supported platforms

SQLAlchemy-Utils has been tested against the following Python platforms.

  • cPython 2.6 (unsupported since 0.32)
  • cPython 2.7
  • cPython 3.3
  • cPython 3.4
  • cPython 3.5

Installing an official release

You can install the most recent official SQLAlchemy-Utils version using pip:

pip install sqlalchemy-utils

Installing the development version

To install the latest version of SQLAlchemy-Utils, you need first obtain a copy of the source. You can do that by cloning the git repository:

git clone git://

Then you can install the source distribution using the script:

cd sqlalchemy-utils
python install

Checking the installation

To check that SQLAlchemy-Utils has been properly installed, type python from your shell. Then at the Python prompt, try to import SQLAlchemy-Utils, and check the installed version:

>>> import sqlalchemy_utils
>>> sqlalchemy_utils.__version__