This part of the documentation covers the installation of py-couchdb.

Distribute & Pip

Installing py-couchdb is simple with pip:

$ pip install pycouchdb

Cheeseshop Mirror

If the Cheeseshop is down, you can also install Requests from one of the mirrors. is one of them:

$ pip install -i pycouchdb

Get the Code

py-couchdb is actively developed on GitHub, where the code is always available.

You can either clone the public repository:

git clone git://

Once you have a copy of the source, you can embed it in your Python package, or install it into your site-packages easily:

$ python install