Depending on your needs, PySide is available either as source code or as binary packages for various platforms. Source code can be downloaded from the Python Package Index [pypi.python.org], which also contains installation instructions for Linux and Windows.
- Official Qt Project Releases [download.qt-project.org]]]
Binaries are available for various platforms as listed below.
The source code for latest PySide release can be downloaded from the links below or PyPI [pypi.python.org]:
- shiboken-1.2.2.tar.bz2 [download.qt-project.org]
- pyside-qt4.8+1.2.2.tar.bz2 [download.qt-project.org]
- pyside-tools-0.2.15.tar.gz [github.com]
Alternatively, you can get the latest source code from our git repository at Qt Project’s Gerrit code review tool [codereview.qt-project.org] or from the read-only mirrors at qt.gitorious.org [qt.gitorious.org]. See details in the Building Pyside page.
The old repositories from pre-Qt era can be found from qt.gitorious.org [qt.gitorious.org] with -archive added to the repository names.
To check if PySide in installed correctly just enter a python console and type:
- import PySide
If no error is returned, you have successfully installed PySide, and can start developing with Qt and Python.
You can also check the version of your PySide installation:
The result will be something like 1.2.2.