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 * Wraps tkinter or Qt  * Wraps tkinter, Qt, WxPython or Remi (for Browser)
 * Can run "in the cloud" by using [[https://repl.it/@PySimpleGUI|repl.it]]
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 * Capable of complex window interactions
 * Good for both beginners and professionals
 * Change import statement to move from one GUI platform to another
 * Extensive documentation including [[http://Cookbook.PySimpleGUI.org|Cookbook]]

This page provides some brief descriptive information on a number of GUI toolkits available for Python. For a full list of of toolkits with more in-depth information, see GuiProgramming.

GuiProgramming is a similar page whose content complements this page.

pyFLTK

  • wrapper for FLTK, Fast Light Toolkit
  • cross-platform
  • small and fast
  • access to OpenGL

Pygame

  • you are in full control
  • you are responsible for everything
  • only one window
  • Primarily an introduction to game programming

PyGTK

  • powerful - aims to be a 1:1 GTK wrapper
  • good GTK docs out there for both C and Python
  • it's a wrapper - sometimes C idioms leak through

Pyglet

  • new
  • OpenGL-y (3D)

PyGUI

  • cross-platform, utilizing the underlying system's GUI facilities
  • designed to work smoothly with Python's language features and data types
  • API is documented purely in Python terms (so it's not necessary to read documentation for an underlying toolkit)

PyQt

  • Wraps Qt
  • Not just GUI features

PySide

  • Wraps Qt
  • Api compatible with PyQt

  • LGPL License

PySimpleGUI

  • Wraps tkinter, Qt, WxPython or Remi (for Browser)

  • Can run "in the cloud" by using repl.it

  • Custom GUI layouts
  • Change import statement to move from one GUI platform to another
  • Extensive documentation including Cookbook

PythonCard

  • Wraps WX
  • Easy to use
  • Graphic widget insertion
  • Slightly slow

Tkinter

  • standard GUI toolkit included with Python
  • simple and easy

wxPython

  • cross platform
  • doesn't always look the same though

GUI Programming in Python (last edited 2019-02-18 22:48:57 by PySimpleGUI)

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