The current version of pyPENELOPE is: 0.2.10. For older versions, please refer to the download section of our SourceForge project.

pyPENELOPE is licensed under the GNU General Public License v3. For more information about the license and third-party libraries used in this project, please refer to the License page.

If you are experiencing problem installing or running pyPENELOPE, please report it in our bug tracker.


  1. Uninstall any previous version of pyPENELOPE
  2. Download the installer
  3. Execute the installer and follow the instructions
  4. Start pyPENELOPE from the Start-Programs menu

Mac OS

Under development. Please contact us (pypenelope-info AT lists DOT sourceforge DOT net) if you would be interested in this distribution.

Linux Debian

  1. Download the deb file

  2. Run (note: the second command is to resolve dependencies):

    sudo dpkg -i "path to deb"
    sudo apt-get -f install
  3. Start pyPENELOPE from the Applications-Science menu or from the command line:



Repository under construction.

Source code

  1. To run pyPENELOPE from the source, Python 2.6 or greater is required as well as the following Python libraries:

  2. Download and extract the binaries of PENELOPE

  3. Download and extract the source code

  4. Run directly the main program:

    python penelopetools/gui/

Please refer to the LaunchPad page to access our Bazaar repository. You can also view to code directly from your browser.