Here’s a solution that always works:
File > Settings > Projectfrom the PyCharm menu.
- Select your current project.
- Click the
Python Interpretertab within your project tab.
- Click the small
+symbol to add a new library to the project.
- Now type in the library to be installed, in your example
"boto3"without quotes, and click
- Wait for the installation to terminate and close all popup windows.
Here’s the installation process as a short animated video—it works analogously for the Boto3 library, just type in “boto3” in the search field instead:
Make sure to select only “boto3” because there are many other packages that are not required but also contain the same term (false positives):
Alternatively, you can run the
pip install boto3 command in your PyCharm “Terminal” view:
$ pip install boto3
The following figure shows how to use pip to install the Boto3 package:
You can check your installation using the following two lines of Python code that print out the version of the package:
import boto3 print(boto3.__version__)
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