Python Epub

This directory contains the 0.5.3 version of epub python library.

Python Epub is free software. See the file LICENSE.txt for copying conditions.


Python Epub can be obtained in many different ways. You can both get it from pip install or pip site, or clone latest version from bitbucket repository.

# install from pip
pip install epub

# install latest version from repository (not recommended)
hg clone
cd epub
python install


This library is documented with Sphinx, and all files can be found into "docs".

The documentation for version 0.5.2 is readable online at and can be downloaded from bitbucket.

The documentation for development version will be available as soon as possible. However still it can be downloaded from bitbucket in the development version.

Development and bug report

The source code is hosted on bitbucket. You can see it here:

Fork me if you want!