How to install PyCharms on Windows 11


This tutorial will explain the step-by-step process to download and install PyCharm on Windows.


Python is already installed on the machine.

You can refer to this tutorial to install Python on Windows 11.

Installation Steps

Step 1 –  To download PyCharm visit the website, and it will give you two options: Professional or Community. The professional edition of PyCharm requires a subscription, while the community edition is free. Click the “DOWNLOAD” button under the Community Section.

Step 2 – Once the download is complete, run the exe to install PyCharm. The setup wizard should have started. Click the “Next” button.

Step 3 – On the next screen, Change the installation path if required. Click the “Next” button.

Step 4 –  On the next screen, you can create a desktop shortcut if you want, Add Open Folder as Project, Create Associations, Update PATH variable (restart needed), and click on the “Next” button.

Step 5 – Choose the start menu folder. Keep selecting JetBrains and click on the “Install” button.


Step 6 – Wait for the installation to finish.


Step 7 – Once the installation is finished, you should receive a message screen that PyCharm is installed. You can select either of the options – Reboot now or I want to manually reboot later and click the “Finish” button.

Step 8 – After you click on the “Finish” button, the following screen will appear. I already have created a new project, so you can see the RobotFramework project here.


How to Install Python on Windows 11


Python is becoming a popular programming language for both new and experienced developers. Python is a flexible and versatile programming language with strengths in scripting, automation, data analysis, machine learning, and back-end development.

In this tutorial, we’ll install Python on Windows 11 using the Python installer for Windows.


You’ll need a computer running Windows 11 with administrative privileges and an internet connection.

Installation Steps

Step 1 – Download the Python Installer

Go to the official website of Python – Python download page for Windows.

Click on the latest version of Python for Windows. Click the appropriate link for your system to download the executable file: Windows installer (64-bit) or Windows installer (32-bit). In this case, I have selected – Python 3.11.2

Step 2 – Running the Executable Installer

After the installer is downloaded, double-click the .exe file, for example, “python-3.11.2-amd64 .exe“, to run the Python installer.

If you want to save the installation file in a different location, click on Customize installation; otherwise, continue with Install Now.

Once the installation is complete, the below pop-up box will appear: Setup was successful.

Step 3 – Adding Python to the Environment Variables 

Go to Start and enter View advanced system settings in the search bar. Click on View advanced system settings.

In the System Properties dialog, click the Advanced tab and then click Environment Variables.

Depending on your installation:

  • If you selected Install for all users during installation, select Path from the list of System Variables and click Edit.
  • If you didn’t select Install for all users during installation, select Path from the list of User Variables and click Edit.

Click the “New” button and enter the Python directory path, then click the “OK” button until all the dialogs are closed.

Step 4 – Verify the Python Installation

You can verify whether the Python installation is successful either through the command line or through the Integrated Development Environment (IDLE) application if you chose to install it.

Go to Start and enter cmd in the search bar. Click Command Prompt.

Enter the following command in the command prompt:

python --version

PIP gets installed along with python, and you can check the same in the command line as follows.

pip --version

We can also check the version of Python by opening the IDLE application.

Go to Start and search for Python. You can see Python 3.11 (64-bit) and IDLE. Let’s open IDLE, which is the short form for Integrated Development Environment, and run a simple print statement.

Congratulations!! We are able to install Python on Windows 11.