Download i8 Terminal

Installing with Python pip

If you have Python 3 installed (version 3.9+), you can simply install the tool with Python pip:

pip install i8-terminal

We recommend installing i8 terminal in an isolated virtual environment. This can be done as follows:

On Mac OS or Linux:

python3 -m venv .venv 
source .venv/bin/activate
pip install i8-terminal

On Windows (Using Git Bash):

python3 -m venv .venv 
source .venv/Scripts/activate
pip install i8-terminal

On Windows (Using Command Prompt or PowerShell):

python3 -m venv .venv 
pip install i8-terminal

How to Run i8 Terminal

You can verify whether i8 Terminal is installed successfully by running i8 script:


If you are using the application for the first time, you should first sign in. Run the following command, which will open a browser and redirects you to the investoreight platform to sign in (or sign up):

i8 user login

After a successful login, the most convenient way to use i8 terminal is to use its own shell:

i8 shell

You should now be able to run i8 commands. Check our documentation for more details.

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