Install Donkeycar on Windows


  • Install miniconda Python 3.7 64 bit.

  • Open the Anaconda prompt window via Start Menu | Anaconda 64bit | Anaconda Prompt

  • type git. If the command is not found, then install git 64 bit

  • Change to a dir you would like to use as the head of your projects.

mkdir projects
cd projects
  • Get the latest donkey from Github.
git clone
cd donkeycar
git checkout master
  • If this is not your first install, update Conda and remove old donkey
conda update -n base -c defaults conda
conda env remove -n donkey
  • Create the Python anaconda environment
conda env create -f install\envs\windows.yml
conda activate donkey
pip install -e .[pc]
  • Optionally Install Tensorflow GPU - only for NVidia Graphics cards

If you have an NVidia card, you should update to the lastest drivers and install Cuda SDK.

conda install tensorflow-gpu==1.13.1
  • Create your local working dir:
donkey createcar --path ~/mycar

Note: After closing the Anaconda Prompt, when you open it again, you will need to type conda activate donkey to re-enable the mappings to donkey specific Python libraries

Next let's install software on Donkeycar