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tkinter fontawesome icons

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the project is now retired. this is the last version of pytkfaicons.


fontawesome font based icons support for tkinter

uses font-awesome version==6.5.0

NOTE: this version is used on the rolling baseline, refer to the corresponding tagged README

what's new ?

check CHANGELOG for latest ongoing, or upcoming news

for known issues, limitations and backlog refer to BACKLOG

sample screenshot


tested on python3 and linux

development status

alpha state. the API or logical call flow might change without prior notice.

in case your code breaks between two versions check CHANGELOG information first before creating a ticket / issue on github. thanks.

note on self-build a local package

  • for downloading content from github with pygitrab a credits file is required.


  python3 -m pip install pytkfaicons

installation on raspberry pi

here it might be required (in some cases) to install imagetk in addtion

sudo apt-get install python3-pil python3-pil.imagetk


refer to




for known issues and backlog refer to BACKLOG

check also fa-changelog

version v0.0.11 - 20231129

  • changed font awesome repo path to "free"
  • LAST VERSION OF pytkfaicons. the project is now retired.

version v0.0.10 - 20231111

  • fa v6.4.2

version v0.0.9 - 20230609

  • fa v6.4.0

version v0.0.8 - 20230225

  • changed folder structure
  • fa v6.2.1
  • icon alias name support
  • font caching

version v0.0.7 - 20220729

  • bug fix, dur to corrupted local env

version v0.0.6 - 20220729

  • bug fix, dur to corrupted local env

version v0.0.5 - 20220729

  • bump python version >= 3.8

version v0.0.4 - 20220729

  • droped drepracted image from svg generation
    • only font images are supported from now
  • changed fonts folder layout

version v0.0.3

  • added color support for scalable icons
  • fix build
  • added font based icons

version v0.0.2

  • added scalable icons support
  • refactored package structure
  • reduced initial download since using json svg for rendering directly

version v0.0.1

  • first version


known issues


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license information:

fontawesome : refer to

pytkfaicons : GNU AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE version 3 and later

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