WiringPi-Python VS gpiozero

Compare WiringPi-Python vs gpiozero and see what are their differences.


Unofficial Python-wrapped version of Gordon Henderson's WiringPi version 2. (by WiringPi)
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WiringPi-Python gpiozero
1 3
476 1,483
1.5% 2.4%
1.4 8.0
6 months ago 11 days ago
SWIG Python
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of WiringPi-Python. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-29.


Posts with mentions or reviews of gpiozero. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing WiringPi-Python and gpiozero you can also consider the following projects:

pigpio - pigpio is a C library for the Raspberry which allows control of the General Purpose Input Outputs (GPIO).

WiringPi - Gordon's Arduino wiring-like WiringPi Library for the Raspberry Pi (Unofficial Mirror for WiringPi bindings)

pi-mqtt-gpio - Expose GPIO modules (Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, PCF8754, PiFace2 etc.) and digital sensors (LM75 etc.) to an MQTT server for remote control and monitoring.

w1thermsensor - A Python package and CLI tool to work with w1 temperature sensors like DS1822, DS18S20 & DS18B20 on the Raspberry Pi, Beagle Bone and other devices.

noisy - Simple random DNS, HTTP/S internet traffic noise generator

tkgpio - A Python library to simulate electronic devices connected to the GPIO on a Raspberry Pi, using TkInter.

background-radiation-monitor - Monitor and record background radiation levels with a cheap detector and a Raspberry Pi.

kvmd - The main Pi-KVM daemon

systemd-gpio - A systemd unit template that does things when gpio events happen.