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PQDM is a TQDM and concurrent futures wrapper to allow enjoyable paralellization of progress bars.

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PQDM is a TQDM and concurrent futures wrapper to allow enjoyable paralellization of iterating through an Iterable with a progress bar.

Install & Use

To install

pip install pqdm

and use

from pqdm.processes import pqdm
# If you want threads instead:
# from pqdm.threads import pqdm

args = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
# args = range(1,6) would also work

def square(a):
    return a*a

result = pqdm(args, square, n_jobs=2)

For more examples variants check the Usage section of the docs.


  • parellize your tqdm runs using processes or threads thanks to concurrent.futures,

  • just import pqdm from pqdm.threads or pqdm.processes to start,

  • automatic usage of tqdm.notebook when iPython/Jupyter notebook environment detected, custom tqdm class accepted

  • automatic parsing of pqdm kwargs and separating between concurrent.Executor args and tqdm args,

  • support for any iterable and passing items as kwargs, args or directly to function which is being applied

  • support bounded exectutors via


This package was created with Cookiecutter and the audreyr/cookiecutter-pypackage project template.


0.2.0 (2022-02-14)

  • Adds exception handling

  • Allows using custom tqdm_class (like tqdm_discord)

  • Minor fixes

0.1.0 (2020-03-07)

  • Some updates in progress reporting and documentation.

0.0.1 (2020-03-05)

  • First release on PyPI.

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