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Manim: How to check which version I use

There are two versions of manim.

  • version created by 3Blue1Brown
  • version maintained by community

There is also deprecated version but it is replaced by community version.

ManinGL by 3Blue1Brown

You can install it with

pip install manimgl

and you run it in consoler using manimgl but it doesn't display version when you use it and if you check options

manimgl --help

then you can see it doesn't have --version.

You can use pip freeze to check installed version. Using grep (at least on Linux) you can run

pip freeze | grep manim

and get

manimgl==1.0.0

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Manin Community

You can install it with

pip install manim

If you can run in console with manim and it displays version whenever you use it.

You can also run

manim --version

and then you can see

Manim Community v0.6.0

If you run

manim --help

then you can see version at the beginning and epilog at the end

Manim Community v0.6.0
...
Made with <3 by Manim Community developers.

In code you can do

import manim

print('Manim', manim.__version__)
print(manim.EPILOG)

to get

Manim 0.6.0
Made with <3 by Manim Community developers.

You can also use pip freeze to check installed version. Using grep (at least on Linux) you can run

pip freeze | grep manim

and get

manim==0.6.0

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