Pycairo is a set of Python bindings for the cairo graphics library.

A new version of pycairo is available. Stay tuned.

Source Code

The latest releases are:

py2cairo-1.10.0 for python 2.x (>=2.6) 2011/05/01

pycairo-1.10.0 for python 3.x (>=3.1) 2011/04/18

The development versions may be checked out from git using the following commands:

    git clone git://
    git clone git://


pycairo for python 2.x

pycairo for python 3.x


Pycairo is free software.

py2cairo is available to be redistributed and/or modified under the terms of either the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) version 2.1 or the Mozilla Public License (MPL) version 1.1.

pycairo is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) version 3.


Mailing list: cairo mailing lists

Bugzilla: List open bugs | Report a bug


pycairo resources.