PySide VS Toga

Compare PySide vs Toga and see what are their differences.

PySide

ATTENTION: This project is deprecated, please refer to PySide2 (by pyside)

Toga

A Python native, OS native GUI toolkit. (by beeware)
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PySide Toga
0 1
269 3,158
0.4% 3.3%
0.0 9.5
over 5 years ago 2 days ago
Python Python
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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PySide

Posts with mentions or reviews of PySide. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning PySide yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

Toga

Posts with mentions or reviews of Toga. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-25.
  • Creating Python Android/iOS Apps
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/learnpython | 25 Mar 2022
    PS: While I'm at it, I'm wondering if there's a better Python-friendly UI framework than Toga. It seems to be very basic and focused on cross-platform compatibility - which is nice, but if there's something better, that would be nice to know too.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing PySide and Toga you can also consider the following projects:

kivy - Open source UI framework written in Python, running on Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS

wxPython

PySimpleGUI - Launched in 2018. It's 2022 and PySimpleGUI is actively developed & supported. Create complex windows simply. Supports tkinter, Qt, WxPython, Remi (in browser). Create GUI applications trivially with a full set of widgets. Multi-Window applications are also simple. 3.4 to 3.11 supported. 325+ Demo programs & Cookbook for rapid start. Extensive documentation. Examples for Machine Learning(OpenCV Integration, Chatterbot), Rainmeter-like Desktop Widgets, Matplotlib + Pyplot integration, add GUI to command line scripts, PDF & Image Viewer. For both beginning and advanced programmers. docs - PySimpleGUI.org GitHub - PySimpleGUI.com. The Minecraft of GUIs - simple to complex... does them all.

PyGObject - Tutorial for using GTK+ 3 in Python

urwid - Console user interface library for Python (official repo)

DearPyGui - Dear PyGui: A fast and powerful Graphical User Interface Toolkit for Python with minimal dependencies

Flexx - Write desktop and web apps in pure Python

pywebview - Build GUI for your Python program with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS