How to install pyCGNS

pyCGNS is a python library to read and write CGNS file for CFD applications. It can write both structured and unstructured data.


  • HDF5

Download the HDF5 file for the official website.

Additional tools required to install the pyCGNS:

  • python3-pip

Install pip3 using:

  • $sudo apt-get install python3-pip

Required python libraries:

  • Numpy
  • Cython
  • vtk
  • PyQt5
  • setuptools

You can install all of them using pip

$pip3 install numpy Cython vtk PyQt5 setuptools