PySide2 is a Python binding of the cross-platform GUI toolkit Qt. Applications built with PySide2 will run on any platform supported by Qt & Python including Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS and Android.

PySide is the official binding for Qt on Python and is now developed by The Qt Company itself.

For a complete guide to desktop application development with Python & PySide2, see the PySIde2 tutorial and PySide2 book Create Simple GUI Applications with Python & Qt.

Explore PySide2

Install Qt Designer Standalone

Qt Designer Download for Windows, Mac and Linux

PyQt6, PySide6, PyQt5 and PySide2 Books -- updated for 2022!

New editions extended and updated, now 780+ pages

PySide2 vs PySide6

What are the differences, and is it time to upgrade?

Drag & Drop Widgets with PySide2

Sort widgets visually with drag and drop in a container

Add scrollable regions with QScrollArea

Run out of space in your GUI? Add a scrollable region to your application

Packaging PySide2 applications for Windows with PyInstaller & InstallForge

Turn your PySide2 application into a distributable installer for Windows

Creating searchable widget dashboards

Make dashboard UIs easier to use with widget search & text prediction

Introduction to the QGraphics framework

Creating vector interfaces using the QGraphics View framework

Animating custom widgets with QPropertyAnimation

Add dynamic visual effects to your custom widgets

Create applications with QtQuick

Build modern applications with declarative QML

QPainter and Bitmap Graphics

Introduction to the core features of QPainter

Install PySide2 on Ubuntu Linux

Install PySide2 on Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linux distributions

Creating your first app with PySide2

A simple Hello World! application with Python and Qt

PyInstaller 4.2 & PySide6

Published 21.04.2021

Delay in signal from thread

Published 08.04.2021

Create a Settings window

Published 18.03.2021

How to get the PyQt version number?

Find out which version of PyQt or PySide you're running
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