Step 1: Install RAPID

Before Installation Steps:


$ sudo apt-get install gfortran g++


$ sudo yum install gcc-c++ gcc-gfortran

Windows with Cygwin:

Downloaded Cygwin (64-bit) ( with these dependencies:

  • gcc-core
  • gcc-fortran
  • gcc-g++
  • gdb
  • git
  • make
  • time
  • wget

Installation Steps:



  1. Clone RAPID repository:

    $ git clone
  2. Install Prereqs:

    $ cd rapid
    $ chmod u+x
    $ ./
  3. Append source to the ~/.bashrc or ~/.bash_profile:

    source /path/to/cloned/rapid/
  4. Restart Terminal

  5. Build RAPID:

    $ cd rapid/src
    $ make rapid

Step 2: Install RAPIDpy

Due to the dependencies required, we recommend using Anaconda or Miniconda. They can be downloaded from or from

After installing Anaconda or Miniconda:

$ conda install -c conda-forge rapidpy

Developer Installation

This is how you get the most up-to-date version of the code.

See: for a more detailed list of installation steps.


If you don’t have git, you can download the code from

$ git clone
$ cd RAPIDpy
$ python install

To develop on the latest version:

$ git clone
$ cd RAPIDpy
$ python develop