Release Date: June 26, 2009
Python 3.1 has been superseded by 3.1.1. You can download 3.1.1.
Python 3.1 final was released on June 27th, 2009.
Python 3.1 is a continuation of the work started by Python 3.0, the new backwards-incompatible series of Python. Improvements in this release include:
- An ordered dictionary type
- Various optimizations to the int type
- New unittest features including test skipping and new assert methods.
- A much faster io module
- Tile support for Tkinter
- A pure Python reference implementation of the import statement
- New syntax for nested with statements
See these resources for further information:
- What's new in 3.1?
- Python 3.1 change log.
- Online Documentation
- Report bugs at http://bugs.python.org.
- Help fund Python and its community.
This is a production release.
We currently support these formats for download:
- Gzipped source tar ball (3.1) (sig)
- Bzipped source tar ball (3.1) (sig)
- Windows x86 MSI Installer (3.1) (sig)
- Windows X86-64 MSI Installer (3.1)  (sig)
- Mac Installer disk image (3.1) (sig)
The source tarballs and Mac installer are signed with Benjamin Peterson's key (fingerprint: 12EF 3DC3 8047 DA38 2D18 A5B9 99CD EA9D A413 5B38). The Windows installers are signed with Martin von Löwis' public key which has a key id of 7D9DC8D2. The public keys are located on the download page.
SHA1 checksums and sizes of the released files:
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