System requirements

Operating systems: Navigator supports the same operating systems that the Anaconda Distribution supports. These include:

  • Windows 8 or newer, 32-bit or 64-bit.
  • macOS 10.13+, 64-bit.
  • Ubuntu 14+/Centos7+, 64-bit.

Python: Versions 3.7, 3.8, and 3.9.

To use Navigator in online mode, you must be able to reach these sites, so you may need to add them to a whitelist in your network’s firewall settings.

Installing Navigator

Navigator is automatically installed when you install Anaconda version 4.0.0 or higher.

If you have Miniconda or an older version of Anaconda installed, you can install Navigator from an Anaconda Prompt by running the command conda install anaconda-navigator.

To start Navigator, see Getting Started.

Uninstalling Navigator

To uninstall Anaconda Navigator, open the Anaconda Prompt (terminal on macOS or Linux), and enter this command:

conda remove anaconda-navigator

To uninstall all of Anaconda see Uninstalling Anaconda.

Configuring Navigator to work with a local Anaconda Repository

If you’re an Anaconda Enterprise subscriber, you can configure Navigator to search for packages in your local Anaconda Repository instead of searching on

To configure Navigator to search in a local Anaconda Repository:

  1. In the top menu bar’s Anaconda Navigator menu (on macOS it’s File), select Preferences.


  2. In the Anaconda API domain field, type the address of your local Anaconda Repository.


  3. Click Apply.

  4. At the top of the Navigator window, click Sign in.

  5. In the main login pop-up, click Sign in on the tab.

  6. In the Username and Password fields, type your Anaconda Repository username and password.


  7. Click the Login button.