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Recent Releases

Release 2016-06 of January 28th, 2017

Highlights: Spyder-3.1.2, Matplotlib-2.0, WinPython-3.6 (Zero Version)

Release 2016-05 of November 11th, 2016

Highlights: Spyder 3.1.dev0, scipy-0.18.1, Pandas-0.19.1, scikit-learn-0.18.0 (Zero Version)

Release 2016-04 of August 28th, 2016

Highlights: IPython 5.1, Spyder 3.0.0beta 5, PyQt5.7 (for Python3.5) (Zero Version)

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WinPython is a free open-source portable distribution of the Python programming language for Windows 7/8/10 and scientific and educational usage.

WinPython Launcher Icons

It is a full-featured (see our Wiki) Python-based scientific environment:

WinPython is something different from other Python Distributions (see historic motivation and concept):

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Portable or not, the choice is yours!

WinPython is a portable application, so the user should not expect any integration into Windows explorer during installation. However, the WinPython Control Panel allows to "register" your distribution to Windows (see screenshot below).

WinPython Register

Registering your WinPython installation will:

That is exactly what the official Python installer would do to your machine: in other words, you can have it both ways!

(*) For recent WinPython, Windows 7/8 users may have to install Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015

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