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What is Kivy?

It is an open source Python library for rapid development of applications that make use of innovative user interfaces, such as multi-touch apps. It runs on Linux, Windows, OS X, Android, iOS, and Raspberry Pi. You can run the same code on all supported platforms.
Kivy is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.

Who uses Kivy?


26 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Kivy.
Pros of Kivy

Kivy's Features

  • Cross platform
  • 100% free to use, under an MIT license
  • well documented API

Kivy Alternatives & Comparisons

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Kivy's Followers
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