Run python scripts without a python installation !

py2exe is a Python distutils extension which converts python scripts into executable windows programs and able to run without requiring a python installation.

py2exe can be used to create wxPython, Tkinter, Pmw, PyGTK, pygame, win32com client and server modules and other standalone programs, it is distributed under an open-source license, released under the Mozilla Public License Version 1.1.

Features :

  • Â The command line switch instructs py2exe to bundle needed dlls and pyds into the library file or the executable itself.
  • Â It allows Python inprocess COM servers to run completely isolated from other Python interpreters.
  • Â To prevent unicode encoding error, py2exe now by default includes the codecs module and the encodings package.
  • Â It is no longer required to clean the build directory from time to time to prevent some strange errors.
  • Â Several patches have been integrated.

The documentation is not yet completed , but there is some information available in the WIKI pages.

py2exe – convert python scripts into standalone windows programs

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