filename.whl is not supported wheel on this platform
This can also be caused by using an out-of-date
pip with a recent wheel file.
I was very confused, because I was installing
numpy-1.10.4+mkl-cp27-cp27m-win_amd64.whl (from here), and it is definitely the correct version for my Python installation (Windows 64-bit Python 2.7.11). I got the "not supported wheel on this platform" error.
Upgrading pip with
python -m pip install --upgrade pip solved it.
I had the same problem while installing scipy-0.17.0-cp35-none-win_amd64.whl and my Python version is 3.5. It returned the same error message:
scipy-0.17.0-cp35-none-win_amd64.whl is not supported wheel on this platform.
I realized that amd64 is not about my Windows, but about the Python version. Actually I am using a 32 bit Python on a 64 bit Windows. Installing the following file solved the issue: