You can install Dask-MPI with pip, conda, or by installing from source.


Pip can be used to install both Dask-MPI and its dependencies (e.g. dask, distributed, NumPy, Pandas, etc.) that are necessary for different workloads.:

pip install dask_mpi --upgrade   # Install everything from last released version


To install the latest version of Dask-MPI from the conda-forge repository using conda:

conda install dask-mpi -c conda-forge

Install from Source

To install Dask-MPI from source, clone the repository from github:

git clone
cd dask-mpi
pip install .

You can also install directly from git main branch:

pip install git+


Test Dask-MPI with pytest:

git clone
cd dask-mpi
pytest dask_mpi