Download is available from Sourceforge. Alternatively you may download the latest snapshot release.
Note: Windows® users should download the .zip archive.
The plug-in extensions can be loaded from within eric6 by selecting
Plugins ➡ Plugin Repository. The source code for the plug-ins is
available via the "eric Code" page (see sidebar for the link to this page).
To be able to run eric6 you should have the following installed:
Optionally you may download and install the following python modules to make full use of the IDE and the offered plug-ins:
Installing eric6 and its pre-requisites is easy using the PyQt5 Python wheels. In order to have access to the suite of Qt tools and documentation it is recommended to install the Qt development environment because these tools are not part of the PyQt5 wheels.
pip install PyQt5 QScintilla(for Python 2)
pip3 install PyQt5 QScintilla(for Python 3)
Settings ➡ Mange Qt Help Documentsmenu entry. Note that the documentation (Python/Qt/PyQt) is available in QtHelp format as of November 2016 as documentation plug-ins. In order to use this feature, eric 16.11 or newer needs to be installed.
Note: This section is valid for PyQt4 and PyQt5 before 5.7.0.