OS Support

PyQ has been tested and is supported on Linux and OS X 10.10 or later.

PyQ has support for Solaris, but has not been tested recently.

Windows is not supported yet.


  • kdb+ 3.1 or later;
  • Python 2.7, or 3.4 or later;
  • GNU make, gcc or clang.

Using pip

Use following pip command to install PyQ into your environment.

pip install -i --no-binary pyq pyq

You can specify which version you would like to install:

pip install -i --no-binary pyq pyq==3.8

Using source code

  1. Get the source code:

    • You can clone the repository

      git clone
    • Download the tar file:: or zip file:: and extract it.

  2. You can now install into your environment:

    $ python install