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README
				+++ Kivy +++

	            Innovative User Interfaces Made Easy
		             http://kivy.org/



Introduction
------------

Kivy is a Python library for development of multi-touch enabled media rich
applications. The aim is to allow for quick and easy interaction design and
rapid prototyping, while making your code reusable and deployable.

Kivy is written in Python, based on OpenGL and supports different input devices
such as: Mouse, Dual Mouse, TUIO, WiiMote, WM_TOUCH, HIDtouch, Apple's products
and so on.

Kivy is actively being developed by a community and free to use. It operates on
all major platforms (Linux, OSX, Windows, Android).

/!\ The main resource for information is the website: http://kivy.org


Installation, Documentation, Examples
-------------------------------------

Extensive installation instructions as well as tutorials and general
documentation, including an API reference can be found at:

  http://kivy.org/docs/

An offline version in PDF format is also available.
Kivy ships with a bunch of examples that can be found in the examples/ folder.


Support
-------

If you need assistance, you can ask for help on our mailing list:

  * Google Group : http://groups.google.com/group/kivy-dev
  * Email        : kivy-dev@googlegroups.com

We also have an IRC channel (expect responses mostly in the day hours of CET):

  * Server  : irc.freenode.net
  * Channel : #kivy


Other Python/MT resources
-------------------------

movid.org
^^^^^^^^^

Another vision tracking system we are working on. Can be used to give life to
DIY multitouch hardware.

nuigroup.com
^^^^^^^^^^^^

THE resource and research community for open source multi touch and other
natural user interfaces.


Licenses
--------

- Kivy is licensed under the terms of the LGPL 3, check the COPYING file.
- The provided fonts DroidSans.ttf and DroidSansMono.ttf are licensed under
  the terms of the Apache 2.0 License. The license can be found at
  http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
- The current UI design has been adapted from Moblintouch theme's SVGs, licensed
  under the terms of the LGPL 2.1.
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