Python Utility

Open-source Python projects categorized as Utility

Top 11 Python Utility Projects

  • GitHub repo SAWS

    A supercharged AWS command line interface (CLI).

  • GitHub repo haxor-news

    Browse Hacker News like a haxor: A Hacker News command line interface (CLI).

    Project mention: Ask HN: Hacker News comment tree indentation on text based web browsers | | 2021-02-05

    You might find useful.

  • GitHub repo quicktile

    Adds window-tiling hotkeys to any X11 desktop. (An analogue to WinSplit Revolution for people who don't want to use Compiz Grid)

    Project mention: I have two monitors, and I want to know if there is a way to set a button combo, so instead of a window moving over to the next screen, I can tell it to snap to that side of the display instead. I am running the cinnamon DE. | | 2021-01-26

    Look at Quicktile - best I found, pretty simple to set up.

  • GitHub repo reloading

    Change Python code while it's running without losing state

    Project mention: Reloadr – Hot code reloading tool for Python | | 2021-02-05

    Write a similar thing [1] which can also reload functions from source before every execution but also load loop bodies from source before each iteration. Can be helpful for long running loops like when downloading or training deep learning models.


  • GitHub repo RoboGif

    A small utility to record Android device screen to a GIF

  • GitHub repo cryptoCMD

    Cryptocurrency historical price data library in Python. Data from

    Project mention: Created python library to get historical price data of cryptocurrencies | | 2021-04-09
  • GitHub repo topalias

    Linux bash/zsh aliases generator

    Project mention: Linux bash/zsh alias generator and statistics from command history | | 2020-12-23
  • GitHub repo lol

    A utility library for Python (It contains a JSON-based-database, argparse, some common datatypes, switch cases etc) (by pranavbaburaj)

    Project mention: A JSON based database for python | | 2021-02-11

    In this tutorial, we will check out a database library in python, called lol-db. Before starting this tutorial, I assume that you have a basic knowledge of python and pip. In this tutorial, we will be covering:

  • GitHub repo SCore-Utils

    SCore-Utils is a implementation of the GNU Core Utils (with a few added original programs.) in python

    Project mention: How do I update people on the status of my project (I don't know how to put that in proper terms) | | 2020-12-28

    You could try GitHub's releases page If you check out any popular project you can see how these are used. Often used for distributing binaries w/source code but they can be used just with source code. I always find them helpful. Good luck !

  • GitHub repo oorlu-cli

    Simple URL shortener CLI written in Python using API

    Project mention: I made URL shortener - UI , API & CLI - open source. | | 2021-02-27

    command line interface (CLI):

  • GitHub repo ahd

    Ad-hoc dispatcher; a system for creating ad-hoc macros

    Project mention: I just created a script that relocates dowloaded files based on their extensions! | | 2021-01-17

    It would look something like this, which allows me to install the package and then run ahd at my command line to use it. Let me know if you run into any issues packaging it and I would be happy to help :)

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-04-09.


What are some of the best open-source Utility projects in Python? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 SAWS 4,725
2 haxor-news 3,262
3 quicktile 728
4 reloading 726
5 RoboGif 531
6 cryptoCMD 306
7 topalias 82
8 lol 7
9 SCore-Utils 5
10 oorlu-cli 1
11 ahd 0