Create Python GUIs with Python & Qt5

PyQt5 is a Python binding of the cross-platform GUI toolkit Qt. Applications built with PyQt5 will run on any platform supported by Qt & Python including Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS and Android.

Created by Riverbank Computing, PyQt is free software (GPL licensed) and has been in development since 1999. PyQt5 was released in 2016 and last updated in October 2021.

For a complete guide to desktop application development with Python & PyQt5, see the PyQt5 tutorial and PyQt5 book Create Simple GUI Applications with Python & Qt.

Toggle & AnimatedToggle

Toggle switch Widget QCheckBox replacement

Animating custom widgets with QPropertyAnimation

Add dynamic visual effects to your custom widgets

Opening links in a new window with QWebEngineView

Redirect links to a separate floating browser window

The QResource System

Using the QResource system to package additional data with your applications

Using QProcess to run external programs

Run background programs without impacting your UI

Q&A: QProcess.start() is deprecated, what are the alternatives?

Update how you launch subprocesses with arguments

Creating additional windows

Opening new windows for your application

PyQt vs PySide Licensing

Everything you need to know about LGPL and GPL for your PySide/PyQt applications

Transmitting extra data with Qt Signals

Modifying widget signals to pass contextual information to slots
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