Installation of Authlib

This part of the documentation covers the installation of Authlib, just like any other software package needs to be installed first.

$ pip install Authlib

Installing Authlib is simple with pip:

$ pip install Authlib

It will also install the dependencies:

  • cryptography


You may enter problems when installing cryptography, check its official document at

Using Authlib with requests:

$ pip install Authlib requests

Using Authlib with httpx:

$ pip install Authlib httpx

Using Authlib with Flask:

$ pip install Authlib Flask

Using Authlib with Django:

$ pip install Authlib Django

Using Authlib with Starlette:

$ pip install Authlib httpx Starlette

Changed in version v0.12: “requests” is an optional dependency since v0.12. If you want to use Authlib client, you have to install “requests” by yourself:

$ pip install Authlib requests

Get the Source Code

Authlib is actively developed on GitHub, where the code is always available.

You can either clone the public repository:

$ git clone git://

Download the tarball:

$ curl -OL

Or, download the zipball:

$ curl -OL

Once you have a copy of the source, you can embed it in your Python package, or install it into your site-packages easily:

$ cd authlib
$ pip install .