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Anaconda is an open source package management system and environment management system. Conda quickly installs, runs and updates packages and their dependencies. Conda easily creates, saves, loads and switches between environments on your local computer. It was created for Python programs, but it can package and distribute software for any language.

To set up an Anaconda environment on Windows without needing admin (Anaconda as a user)

Using Anaconda Navigator to create a Python virtual environment (Anaconda Navigator)