# Fix Python Pyemd Installation Error: Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 is required

By | October 31, 2019

Python pyemd package can help us to calculate word mover’s distance, however, when you are installing it, you may encounter an error: Microsoft Visual C++ 14.0 is required. In this tutorial, we will introduce you how to fix this error.

## Use pip to isntall pyemd

pip install pyemd

Then you may find an error like this.

## How to fix this error?

You can install a .whl file to install.

Open url: https://www.lfd.uci.edu/~gohlke/pythonlibs/#pyemd

pip install e:\pyemd-0.5.1-cp35-cp35m-win_amd64.whl