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Download Py4J

You can download Py4J by using pip, pip install py4j, or easy_install, easy_install py4j.

Alternatively, you can download the latest version of Py4J from PyPI.

After you have downloaded Py4J, you can follow the Installation instructions or jump to the Getting Started Tutorial.

Download Py4J for Eclipse

You can download Py4J plug-ins from this update site:


If you have Java 7+, you can use https:



Py4J requires:

  • A Python interpreter. Py4J has been tested with CPython 2.7, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9 and 3.10.

  • Java 7.0+.

Py4J for Eclipse requires:

  • Eclipse 3.6+ (Eclipse 3.4 and 3.5 should probably work)

  • Java 7.0+

If you would like a particular version of Python or Java to be supported, fill a feature request.