Pythonista 3 4+

Python IDE


Designed for iPad

    • $12.99



Pythonista is a complete scripting environment for Python 3.10, running right on your iPad or iPhone, so you can develop and run Python scripts on the go.

Like Python itself, "batteries are included" – from popular third-party modules like requests, numpy, matplotlib, pandas (and many more) to modules that are tailor-made for iOS. With Pythonista, your scripts can access sensor/location data, your photo library, contacts, reminders, the clipboard, and more, allowing you to harness the full potential of both Python and iOS.

Pythonista is designed with a user-friendly interface that makes it easy for anyone to get started with coding, regardless of skill level. The complete Python documentation is also available for offline reading in the app.

Pythonista is not just for learning and practicing Python – it's also a powerful tool for automating iOS with multiple app extensions. You can invoke scripts directly from the share sheet or a custom system keyboard in almost any app, and integrate scripts with Shortcuts and Siri. With Pythonista, it's easy to run your scripts whenever you need them, without having to switch between different apps.


> Powerful code editor with syntax highlighting, code completion, and scripting support

> Interactive prompt with code completion, command history, and support for showing images

> Integrated visual debugger and object inspector

> Complete offline documentation with quick lookup directly from the editor

> Various beautiful light and dark color themes, and a theme editor to make your own

> UI editor for quick prototyping

> Integrated PEP 8 style checker and code formatter

> Supports most of the Python standard library and additional modules for graphics, sound, and iOS integration (for example clipboard, contacts, reminders, photos, ui...)

> Many popular third-party modules included, for example requests, numpy, matplotlib, pandas, Pillow...

> Lots of included examples

> Universal app for iPad and iPhone

> Share sheet extension for running scripts from almost any app

> Scriptable system-wide keyboard to use Python in any app that edits text

> Advanced integration with the Shortcuts app, allowing you to use Python scripts as actions in shortcuts and personal automations.

Please note that Pythonista is not designed to enable the installation or download of additional modules written in compiled languages (C/C++). While many popular native libraries are included and work out-of-the-box, it is generally not possible to install additional modules with C/C++ dependencies.

The name "Pythonista" is used with kind permission from the Python Software Foundation.

What’s New

Version 3.4

> Python 3.10 support.
> Expanded Shortcuts support with custom actions for running scripts and accessing files in the Pythonista library.
> Added pandas and updated various other modules to more current versions.
> Revamped documentation with dark mode support and additional content about third-party modules.
> Various bugfixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
138 Ratings

138 Ratings

Alqsem ,

The best so far - But missing some important features

I have been using Pythonista for years. And in my point of view, this is the best Python app on IOS, so far. However, it misses some of the very important features, such as the following:

1- syncing with clouds (other than iCloud) such as OneDrive, Dropbox, and Google Drive. This is critical (especially when you are working with a team), or when you do not want to copy and past your code every day in one of the not supported cloud - so it is very hard to keep your work in all of your different devices.

2- Missing some of the very important libraries such as Pandas and Scipy.

3- This app (Pythonista) is not updated frequently (see the history of the app’s versions). Which is not ideal for developers who are syncing their code with other devices that run the last version of python and python libraries.

Finally, I would like to thank the developer for his great work on this app, and I am sorry that I only mentioned the cons of Pythonista while the pros are greater than the cons.

Jerhodet ,

Yes you can sync with Dropbox...

One of the reviews I read said you couldn’t sync with Dropbox. Not true!

Open files: Hamburger menu (top left) > External Files > Open > Dropbox

Save files: Wrench icon (top right editor window) > Share icon > Save to Dropbox.

Great app!

eleclercca ,

Developer's best friend

This is the "pro" in my iPad Pro. It's awesome to have a full blown programming environment on the go. Thank you

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The developer, omz:software, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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