Create professional user-interfaces for your Python apps

Stop searching for how to create GUI applications with Python — it's all here. I've been teaching Python & Qt for 8 years, helping thousands of developers just like you to bring their apps to life. Let's make your project a success!

Start the PyQt6 tutorial

or start the PySide6 tutorial, PyQt5 tutorial or PySide2 tutorial.

Martin Fitzpatrick, PhD

Learning tracks

Struggling to create desktop apps in Python?
Not any more.

My focused learning tracks will get you started creating GUIs in minutes, leading you through common use-cases, with a mix of tutorials, hands-on exercises and videos so you can master each topic.

Create Desktop GUI Applications with PyQt5

This complete PyQt5 tutorial takes you from first concepts to building fully-functional GUI applications in Python. It requires some basic Python knowledge, but no previous familiarity with GUI concepts. Everything will be introduced step by by step, using hands-on examples.

PyQt5 is the Qt5-based edition of the Python GUI library PyQt from Riverbank Computing.

Looking for something else? I also have a PyQt6 tutorial, PySide2 tutorial and PySide6 tutorial.

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Create Desktop GUI Applications with PyQt6

This complete PyQt6 tutorial takes you from first concepts to building fully-functional GUI applications in Python. It requires some basic Python knowledge, but no previous familiarity with GUI concepts. Everything will be introduced step by by step, using hands-on examples.

PyQt6 is the Qt6-based edition of the Python GUI library PyQt from Riverbank Computing. It was first released in January 2021.

Looking for something else? I also have a PyQt5 tutorial, PySide2 tutorial and PySide6 tutorial.

Start this track

Create Desktop GUI Applications with PySide6

This complete PySide6 tutorial takes you from first concepts to building fully-functional GUI applications in Python. It requires some basic Python knowledge, but no previous familiarity with GUI concepts. Everything will be introduced step by by step, using hands-on examples.

PySide6 is the Qt6-based edition of the Python GUI library PySide from The Qt Company.

Looking for something else? I also have a PyQt5 tutorial, PyQt6 tutorial and PySide2 tutorial.

Start this track

My Books

In-depth guides to Python GUI programming
More than just the basics.

My books take you from first principles to fully-functional apps, not toy examples. Buy once, and get free updates for life — last updated in 2021.

Create GUI Applications with Python & Qt6
PyQt6 1st Edition, April 2021

Create GUI Applications with Python & Qt6
PySide6 1st Edition, April 2021

Create GUI Applications with Python & Qt5
PyQt5 4th Edition, April 2021

Latest Updates

NSAViewer, desktop Photobooth

Take photos of yourself, with a terrible camera.

Raindar, desktop Weather App

Pulling data from a remote API

7Pez, custom skinned Unzip

Skinning a PyQt5 decorationless window

Creating your first app with PyQt

A simple Hello World! application with Python and Qt5

Install PyQt5 on Windows

Install PyQt5 on Windows 9 & 10

Install PyQt5 on Linux Ubuntu

Install PyQt5 on Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linux distributions

Install PyQt5 on macOS

Install PyQt5 on macOS

Widgets

Using Qt5's library of built-in widgets to build your applications

First steps with Qt Designer

Use Qt Designer's drag and drop interface to design your PyQt5 GUI

First steps with Qt Designer

Use Qt Designer's drag and drop interface to design your PyQt6 GUI
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