pip freeze

Usage

python -m pip freeze [options]
py -m pip freeze [options]

Description

Output installed packages in requirements format.

packages are listed in a case-insensitive sorted order.

Options

-r, --requirement <file>

Use the order in the given requirements file and its comments when generating output. This option can be used multiple times.

-f, --find-links <url>

URL for finding packages, which will be added to the output.

-l, --local

If in a virtualenv that has global access, do not output globally-installed packages.

--user

Only output packages installed in user-site.

--path <path>

Restrict to the specified installation path for listing packages (can be used multiple times).

--all

Do not skip these packages in the output: setuptools, wheel, pip, distribute

--exclude-editable

Exclude editable package from output.

--exclude <package>

Exclude specified package from the output

Examples

  1. Generate output suitable for a requirements file.

    $ python -m pip freeze
    docutils==0.11
    Jinja2==2.7.2
    MarkupSafe==0.19
    Pygments==1.6
    Sphinx==1.2.2
    
    C:\> py -m pip freeze
    docutils==0.11
    Jinja2==2.7.2
    MarkupSafe==0.19
    Pygments==1.6
    Sphinx==1.2.2
    
  2. Generate a requirements file and then install from it in another environment.

    env1/bin/python -m pip freeze > requirements.txt
    env2/bin/python -m pip install -r requirements.txt
    
    env1\bin\python -m pip freeze > requirements.txt
    env2\bin\python -m pip install -r requirements.txt
    

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