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In a Python 3.8 through 3.11 environment, enter:

pip install --pre freemocap   

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Not So Quick Start:

Open a terminal window

Press the Windows key, type "Anaconda Prompt", and press Enter.

Press command + spacebar and type "terminal" and press Enter.

Press ctrl + alt + t to open a terminal window.

Create a new Python (3.8 <= v <= 3.11) environment

Python Environments

This step creates a new installation of Python on your system that will be used to run the code behind the freemocap software!

For more information about Python environments, check out this guide from realpython

  • Create a new python environment (Python 3.8 through 3.11 recommended). In your Terminal window, enter the following command:

    conda create -n freemocap-env python=3.10
  • Activate that newly created environment

    conda activate freemocap-env

Install software

pip install --pre freemocap
git clone
cd freemocap
pip install -e .    

Launch the GUI by entering the command:


GUI should pop up that looks something like this


You're in! 😎

Follow the instructions in the Single-Camera Tutorial (and/or Multi-Camera Calibration Guide guide) section for next steps!