Standard installation

Once all the prerequisites are satisfied, ARS can be installed in any of these simple alternatives. To install ARS we recommend you to use pip.


It “is a tool for installing and managing Python packages, such as those found in the Python Package Index. It’s a replacement for easy_install.” (

This program is not part of standard Python installations. However, it is widely used because it has easy_install‘s functionality plus uninstall and upgrade features.

pip install ARS

Easy Install

It “is a Python module (easy_install) bundled with setuptools that lets you automatically download, build, install, and manage Python packages.” (

easy_install ARS install

This is the standard way to install a module distribution. It uses the official and built-in distutils package.

For this, you need to download ARS, extract the contents from the archive (e.g. .zip, .tar.bz2), and run (from its root directory):

python install