Incorrect or missing information? Install from source
Guides for Windows and macOSSpecific guides to install from source are available for:
Below is a general list of all packages required to run SABnzbd.
SABnzbd requires Python 2.7.
Note: Python 3.x is not supported. Check python version with "python —version"
Must-have Python modulesPython comes included with a Python Packages Manager on many platforms. You can install the required Python modules by simply running the following commands after installing Python:
pip install cheetah pip install cryptography pip install sabyencAdditionally, on Windows:
pip install pypiwin32
sabyenc installation fails, you can read more here.
We recommend release 5.30Final or higher.
Linux users should use the official 3.91 (or higher) release from the RarLab site.
Of the package only the unrar part is free-ware!
There are many unrar binaries for other platforms:
Available through package managers as
par2cmdline or via GitHub.
unzip command that supports passwords (via
-P option) will function. Can usually be installed via package managers, alternatively InfoZip's unzip program can be optained here.
7zip can be obtained via package managers, the command that SABnzbd looks for is
7z. The package is called
p7zip-full or can be obtained from the offical website.