Pip (also known as Pip3 — corresponding to Python 3) is a tool for installing and managing Python packages (the name "Pip" is a recursive anagram for "Pip Installs Packages"). It is considered by many to be essential for developing Python packages. If you're developing or distributing Python packages, Pip is a must-have. In this guide, you will be shown a few methods for installing Pip, as well as a few steps you can take to verify the installation was successful, giving you a smooth start to Python 3 package development. Let's review how to install Pip on CentOS 7.