@danyspin97 it's not a substitute of pip. It actually uses pip to gather the dependencies.

Said that, packing a linux app as an AppImage allows you to control both the python packages and other binaries that your desktop app may require. Making possible to just download and install a given app. No need to install extra stuff and deal with any possible incompatibility.

This is specially useful when making desktop applications.


I think AppImage should be used only with proprietary applications that can't be installed otherwise.

All this new layer and stuff honestly scares me. But I don't wanna say something you have already heard so I'll stop here.

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