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cx_Freeze is described as 'set of scripts and modules for freezing Python scripts into executables in much the same way that py2exe and py2app do. Unlike these two tools, cx_Freeze is cross platform and should work on any platform that Python itself works on. It requires Python 2' and is an app in the development category. There are five alternatives to cx_Freeze for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is PyInstaller, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like cx_Freeze are nuitka, py2exe, MSIX Packaging SDK and bbfreeze.

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cx_Freeze is a set of scripts and modules for freezing Python scripts into executables in much the same way that py2exe and...

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  1. PyInstaller icon

    PyInstaller

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Python
    5 alternatives to PyInstaller 

    PyInstaller is a program that freezes (packages) Python programs into stand-alone executables, under Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, Solaris and AIX.

     PyInstaller has no features, suggest some!
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    nuitka

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    5 alternatives to nuitka 

    Nuitka is a Python compiler.

    It's fully compatible with Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5.

    You feed it your Python app, it does a lot of clever things, and spits out an executable or extension module.

     nuitka has no features, suggest some!


  3. py2exe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to py2exe 

    A distutils extension to create standalone Windows programs from Python scripts.

     py2exe has no features, suggest some!
  4. MSIX Packaging SDK icon

    MSIX Packaging SDK

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    5 alternatives to MSIX Packaging SDK 

    The MSIX Packaging SDK project is an effort to enable developers on a variety of platforms to pack and unpack packages for the purposes of distribution from either the Microsoft Store, or their own content distribution networks.

     MSIX Packaging SDK has no features, suggest some!
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    bbfreeze

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    5 alternatives to bbfreeze 

    bbfreeze creates stand-alone executables from python scripts. It's similar in purpose to the well known py2exe for windows, py2app for OS X, PyInstaller and cx_Freeze (in fact ancient versions were based on cx_Freeze.

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    bbfreeze currently does not have a maintainer. No new releases since 2014.

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