Update Python pip on Windows 10

In this blog post, I will show you how I update Python package manager also knows as pip on a Windows 10 machines.

The commands in this post will also work on Windows Server and Linux.

About pip

Pip is a package manager software that comes with Python and allows us to install software packages like AWS CLI.

Check for update

To check if my pip package manager running the latest package, I can run the command below.

pip list

As you can see in the above screenshot, I am not running the latest version.

To install the latest pip manager, I will run the command below:

python -m pip install --upgrade pip

If I run pip list again, you will see that the latest version is installed.

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