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The tools module provides various utility scripts, modules and examples.


Some useful scripts include:

  • for viewing kv files with automatic updating

  • provides detailed OpenGL hardware information as well as some benchmarks measuring kivy specific performance

  • provides a comprehensive report covering your systems providers, libraries, configuration, environment, input devices and options

  • a command line utility for compressing images into PVRTC or ETC1 formats

  • generates set of icons suitable for the various store and package formats

  • gles_compat/ examines compatibility between GLEXT and GLES2 headers for finding compatible subsets


Tool modules provide various resources for:


Other miscellaneous resources include

  • pep8checker: pep8 checking scripts and git hook

  • theming: demonstrates an alternative theme for kivy

  • travis: travis continuous integration

This help document is a work-in-progress and currently under construction.