Download and Run

You can download the latest version of IdleX here or at the SourceForge page:

File: Date 2016-01-29

To run IDLE with IdleX, unzip and then run It will work with Python 2.6+ or 3.x series.

Take a look at the demos directory to see how IdleX extends IDLE. More information can be found under Extensions.


IdleX is also available on PyPI. It may be installed with pip or easy_install.


You can check for updates from IdleX under the Help menu.


Past releases of IdleX can be found here. These older versions are no longer supported.

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