Installing CloudQuant API Access


Welcome to the CloudQuant API installation process.

If you do not already have Python 3.6.8 (or later) installed then follow all steps.

If you already have Python 3.6.8 (or later) installed you can jump to Step 2 – Dependencies (libraries).


Step 1 – Install Python 3.6.8, Pandas, PyArrow and Requests for Windows 10

Note, process shown is using Microsoft Edge, your browser may offer slightly different prompts.


Install Python

Go to Python.org and click on Downloads.


Click on Windows


Download the version of Python for your OS, at least version 3.6.8


Install Python 3.6 into an appropriate directory, check Add Python to Path.


Download and Install Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable



Run the download…


Agree to terms and conditions and install…


Allow the installation if prompted…


Step 2 – Dependencies – Install PIP packages

Open the Command Prompt…


Check your Python version…


Install requests library


Install pyarrow library


Install Pandas library


Step 3 – Download Welcome Kit from email




Extract into a convenient location



Password is in the email


Run example.py