Pycairo - Python bindings for cairo http://www.cairographics.org/pycairo
cairo >= 1.8.10 Python >= 2.6
See the INSTALL document for build instructions.
The 'doc' directory contains reStructuredText files which are used by Sphinx to generate html (and other format) documentation.
Pycairo is free software and 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.
Mailing List: If you have some ideas for how cairo or Pycairo could be improved, please feel free to send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bugzilla: If you find a bug in Pycairo, please go to
and submit a bugreport.
IMPORTANT: make sure you state which version of cairo, pycairo, and Python you are using when you report a problem or bug.
>>> import cairo >>> cairo.cairo_version_string() # shows the cairo version >>> cairo.version # shows the pycairo version