Modbus Python library installation

To use the Modbus Python library, your workspace must have a Python interpreter with Python 3 (3.6 or greater) or Python 2 (2.7 or greater).


Download Python on the official Python website and find more information about the installation on this website.

This installation requires the use of pip, the package manager included in Python.

Start with the installation of numpy:

pip install numpy

To use the Modbus API, you also need to install Modbus python library pymodbus:

pip install pymodbus


  • Pip can require administrator authorizations to install packages. In this case, add


    before your command lines on Linux.

  • If pip is not automatically installed with Python, please visit the following website: pip installation.