Install guide

Install Python

In order to install Splinter, make sure Python is installed. Note: only Python 2.7+ is supported.

Download Python from If you’re using Linux or Mac OS X, it is probably already installed.

Install splinter

Basically, there are two ways to install Splinter:

Install a stable release

If you’re interested on an official and almost bug-free version, just run from the Terminal:

$ [sudo] pip install splinter

Install under-development source-code

Otherwise, if you want Splinter’s latest-and-greatest features and aren’t afraid of running under development code, run:

$ git clone git://
$ cd splinter
$ [sudo] python install