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Is Installing Manim possible?
jackattack last edited by
So been doing some research and manim a maths animation package looks really interesting to me but I don’t know if it is possible to install it on Pythonista, I’m pretty much only used to doing pip installs. I’ve been reading about the installation process for it and I ended up really confused, any help would be appreciated
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You would need to start with https://github.com/ywangd/stash/blob/master/README.md and once that is installed, launch it and use pip there. Avoid installing anything that is already available in Pythonista (like argparse, numpy, scipy, etc.). I doubt that some dependencies of Manim esp. opencv-python, pycairo will work on Pythonista but perhaps they are not vital to the functionality that you need. Pyto has OpenCV so perhaps you will get further with that iOS implementation of Python.
JonB last edited by
You won't be able to use pycairo, though there are some ways to wrap cairo for use in pythonista.
The bigger issue is going to be the lack of ffmpeg for creating the videos.
In short, you will not be able to use manim. It might be possible to use some of the manim structures, and then create a pythonista
scenethat draws it. But that's going to be a lot of work.