Run the installer and follow the configuration instructions below.

Current release version

Get the installer for the current installer at

Follow the instructions for configuration below.

Development version

The devopment is hosted at

The current trunk version can be cloned with git, git clone

Install with the usual python install from the pyreadline folder.

Follow the instructions for configuration below.

Configuration files

There are a few things that are not automatically installed.

  • Copy pyreadlineconfig.ini from pyreadline/configuration to your HOME directory (usually c:/documents and settings/YOURNAME).
  • add the code in pyreadline/configuration/ to the startup file pointed to by environment variable PYTHONSTARTUP. This file is imported by python when started in interactive mode. However when using ipython pyreadline is imported by default by ipython.

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