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ImportError: No module named pygame

asked 2013-09-22 14:51:40 -0500

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I've been trying to install SimpleCV on Windows 8 and have been having a lot of trouble. I've tried using the superpack from the simplecv website and it didn't work right off the bat. Then I tried installing the components separately and that didn't work either. If I use the import SimpleCV I get the following error:

Traceback (most recent call last): File "<pyshell#0>", line 1, in <module> import SimpleCV File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\", line 3, in <module> from SimpleCV.base import * File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\SimpleCV\", line 21, in <module> import pygame as pg ImportError: No module named pygame</module></module></module></pyshell#0>

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answered 2013-09-23 09:54:33 -0500

updated 2013-09-23 10:01:06 -0500

1 - Install setuptools setup tools download

2 - Install pip pip download

For me, this installed Pip at C:\Python27\Scripts\pip.exe. Add your analogue of C:\Python27\Scripts to your path (Start / Edit environment variables). Now you should be able to run pip from the command line.

then you can use

pip install pygame

and pip install any_package

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