guizero is designed to allow children to quickly and easily create GUIs for their programs.

If you can download and unzip a file, you can install guizero - no special permissions or administrator rights are required.

If you have administrator rights and are connected to the internet, you can use pip to quickly install guizero.

guizero only requires tkinter to be installed, which is included with a standard Python installation on all platforms except Linux.

Easy installation

  1. Go to the Github repo for guizero

  2. Click the green "Clone or download" button and then "Download ZIP"

    Download the zip

  3. Unzip the file

  4. Open the guizero-master folder, then copy the guizero folder and paste it into your home directory

    Copy the guizero folder

  5. That's it! When you write your guizero code, make sure you save it into your home directory.

Install using pip


  1. Make sure you have pip installed.
  2. Open a command prompt
  3. Type pip install guizero and press Enter

Raspberry Pi

  1. Open a terminal window
  2. Type sudo pip3 install guizero and press Enter

Mac OS

  1. Open a terminal (you can search for it in the Launch Pad)

    Mac terminal

  2. Type sudo pip3 install guizero

    Mac install screenshot


  1. Open a terminal
  2. Install tkinter using your distribution's package manager, e.g. sudo apt install python3-tk
  3. Install guizero using pip by typing pip3 install guizero or sudo pip3 install guizero if you dont have superuser rights