PerceptiLabs is distributed as a free Python package (hosted on PyPI) for everyone to use.
This topic describes how to install and run the free version of Perceptilabs.
Step 1: Install and Run PerceptiLabs
Follow the steps below to install and run the free version of PerceptiLabs:
1. Install a version of Python that meets our Python Requirements. Since multiple versions of Python and PerceptiLabs can be installed concurrently, we recommend you install them in a virtual Python environment such as:
2. Run the following command to install PerceptiLabs:
pip install perceptilabs
Alternatively, you can install our latest nightly build with pip install pl-nightly. Note that the nightly build may not be as stable as the latest official release.
3. Run perceptilabs. The app will open in your default web browser.
If you're using Chrome, first ensure that hardware acceleration is enabled to ensure the best performance of PerceptiLabs on this browser.
To enable this, click on Chrome's triple-dot menu and select Settings. Then navigate to Advanced > System and enable Use hardware acceleration when available; you may need to relaunch your browser as well.
Step 2: Sign in
Within PerceptiLabs, sign up for a free PerceptiLabs account and then sign in to start building your machine learning models with PerceptiLabs!
Step 3: Load and Pre-process Your Data
Now that you've installed and signed into Perceptilabs, proceed to Load and Pre-process Data to learn how to get started building a model.