Using different versions of Python

The installer for the Automation Library (AL) comes with a version of Python and Pywin that has been validated. Pywin is a utility that is used to configure Python for the Windows operating system. Python and Pywin are both automatically installed by our installer package.

Newer versions of Python

Newer versions of Python should work because they try to maintain backwards compatibility. We perform tests from time to time as Python updates their minor releases and patches. If any problems are found, we typically fix the issue and release a new build within a few days on our website.

If you install a newer version of Python such as the ones found here:

You will also have to install the corresponding version of Pywin found here:

It is extremely important that you install the correct version of Pywin that corresponds to the version of Python that you have on your computer.