Issues w/ Installing and Using OpenSlide

Manaswitha Edupalli medupall at
Mon Jun 10 10:45:17 EDT 2019

 I have had great difficulty installing and using Openslide. In order to
1) pip install openslide-python
2) I downloaded the binaries for python from
3) pip install openslides
4) I downloaded the binaries for openSlide, because python is just the

Over the course of this process, I have been encountering the same issue:

Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "", line 2, in <module>

    import openslide

line 29, in <module>

    from openslide import lowlevel

line 55, in <module>

    "Is OpenSlide installed?")

ImportError: Couldn't locate OpenSlide dylib.  Is OpenSlide installed?

I did some research, and it says the issue is that OpenSlide is not my
dylib search path. I have no idea how to add it. Im using a Mac OS Mojave V
10.14.2. Any suggestions?

I have tried installing by creating a Conda environment as well and I have
met with the same error. Any help would be much appreciated.

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