Python package installation
Installation is only supported by the 64-bit version of Python.
graphviz(if you want to use
Note that in most cases dependencies will be installed automatically using mechanisms built into
To install the Python package:
Choose an installation method:
(Optionally) Install additional packages for data visualization support.
(Optionally) Test CatBoost.
Note that there are additional system requirements if training on GPU is required.
GPU system requirements
The versions of CatBoost available from pip install and conda install have GPU support out-of-the-box.
As of CatBoost 1.2, devices with compute capability 3.5 - 9.0 are supported in compiled packages.
Training on GPU requires NVIDIA Driver of version 418.xx or higher.