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Linux and Mac

Linux and Mac users may use the source code to run PyQRS.

Ubuntu users e.g. should install the necessary dependencies by issuing the following two commands in a terminal:

sudo apt install python3-pip xclip xsel
python3 -m pip install --upgrade pip kivy[base] numpy

After downloading and unzipping the source code (70 KB, last update 2022.08.08) in a directory, open a terminal, navigate to this directory and run PyQRS by issuing:


Binaries are available for the Android and the Windows platform.

Android binaries

  1. Download (19 MB, last update 2022.08.15) on your Android device.
  2. Unzip the downloaded file
  3. The option 'Unknown sources' should be enabled (under Settings/Security). Then click/tap on the filename PyQRS-4.2-Android.apk; you will be asked whether you want to install the package.
  4. Confirm; the app does not need access to personal data or peripherals. In order to show Wikipedia pages and this web page, you will need a working internet connection.

Windows (64 bits) binaries

  1. Download (25 MB, last update 2022.08.09).
  2. Unzip the downloaded file.
  3. In the newly created directory find the executable file PyQRS.exe.
  4. (Optional) Create a shortcut for this file on your desktop.
  5. Execute the file.

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