Miniconda3 is a free minimal installer for conda. It is a small, bootstrap version of Anaconda that includes only conda, Python, the packages they depend on, and a small number of other useful packages, including pip, zlib and a few others.

Availability and Restrictions


Miniconda is available on the Ascend Cluster. The versions currently available at OSC are:

Version Owens Pitzer Ascend
4.10.3     X
4.10.3-py37 X* X*  
4.12.0-py38 X X  
4.12.0-py39 X X  
23.3.1-py310 X X  
24.1.2-py310 X X X*

* Current Default Version

You can use module spider miniconda3 to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.


Miniconda3 is available to all OSC users. If you have any questions, please contact OSC Help.

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type

Conda, Free use and redistribution under the terms of the EULA for Miniconda.