Installation and ConfigurationΒΆ


The ResInsight Python API is compatible with Python 3. As admin user, the necessary Python client package is available for install via the Python PIP package system:

pip install rips

or as a regular user:

pip install --user rips

On some systems the pip command may have to be replaced by python -m pip.

To configure the ResInsight Python Script Server, check Enable Python Script Server and verify Python settings in the Scripting tab of the ResInsight Preference dialog.


The availability of the ResInsight Python Script Server can be confirmed by ResInsight About dialog. If unavailable, please consult ResInsight Build Instructions on