Additional Widget Collections

If you're looking for a richer set of widgets than provided by Tk, you have a number of options that extend the Tk widget set. These are all compatible with Tkinter (in fact, they require Tkinter).

  • Easiest to install, since written in 100% pure Python, is PMW (Python Mega Widgets), a framework for building high-level compound widgets in Python using Tkinter. It is actively maintained by its author, Greg McFarlane.

  • Tix is a set of extra widgets for Tk. A Python wrapper exists, PyTix.

  • BLT is a different set of extra widgets for Tk. A partial Python wrapper exists,