[Tutor] convert to exe?

Danny Yoo dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Mon Nov 24 19:51:00 EST 2003

On Mon, 24 Nov 2003, Udz wrote:

> im learning python from an online source,

Hi Udz,

Just wondering, what page are you learning from?

> but theres something i dont get. the interpreter works fine for all
> program testing purposes, but what after that? how do i convert the .py
> file to an executable .exe application that other people will be able to
> use?

You can try to convince all of your friends to install Python... but if
that doesn't work, you still have some options.  You can use a utility
called py2exe:


That utility can bundle up your Python programs into .exe executables.

Good luck to you!

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