In a virtual environment, install by issuing the command:

pip install cx_Freeze --upgrade

Without virtual environment, depending on the system:

python -m pip install cx_Freeze --upgrade


python3 -m pip install cx_Freeze --upgrade

or download directly from PyPI.

Source code

You can download and extract the source code found on Github to do a a manual installation.

Installing from source requires setuptools. This is installed automatically in virtual environments.

The following steps are needed:

python build
python install


python develop

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