RoboFont 3.4

The Package Installer is an interface for installing packages from the Python Package Index (PyPI)A repository of software for the Python programming language. using pipA package installer for Python. It can be used to install packages from the Python Package Index (PyPI) and other indexes..

The Package Installer makes packages available only inside RoboFont.

If you wish to install packages for the system Python, use pip from the Terminal instead. These packages will also become available in RoboFont after a restart.


  1. Choose a pip command from the popup list at the top left.
  2. Type the name of a package.
  3. Click on the Go! button to run the command.
  4. The output will be displayed in the text area at the bottom.


command description
search PyPI Search the PyPI database for packages with a name or summary containing a given string.
install / upgrade Install a package from PyPI. If the package is already installed and a newer version is available, it will be updated.
uninstall Uninstall a package.
show package info Show information (such as version number, author, requirements etc.) about a given package.

Get info

Use the gears icon at the top right to:

  • get a list of all packages installed with the Package Installer
  • get the current version of pip
  • open the folder where all packages are saved in Finder
Last edited on 01/09/2021