Running Python Application from Zip File

In the last few days I wrote a python application. It contains some GUI code using pygtk, some communication code, and some files containing register definitions. All in all it’s about 20 files.

Since most users will use it on windows it would be nice to have an executable or a package containing all code. I tried py2exe, but the resulting executable didn’t work. So I was searching for a different solution.

The solution should be:

  • Easy to distribute (one or two files).
  • Easy to create.
  • Work everywhere.

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