All you need to play with LEGO NXT robots and Python
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All you need to play with Lego Mindstorms NXT and Python

nxtIDE contains two separate applications:

  • nxted -> for editing, compiling, running, and downloading your code
  • nxtemu -> for emulating Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot

You can download latest version here






aka built upon

  • wxPython
  • pygame
  • pynxc


First of all, make sure you have all the aforementioned dependencies available on your system. The packages can be aquired trough pip.

pip install wxPython pygame pynxc

Then clone this repository by running:

git clone

You can then try to run nxtemu/ and nxted/


nxtIDE is licensed under the terms of the MIT License.

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