mss 6.1.0


An ultra fast cross-platform multiple screenshots module in pure python using ctypes.

An ultra fast cross-platform multiple screenshots module in pure python using ctypes.

Stars: 744, Watchers: 744, Forks: 72, Open Issues: 36

The BoboTiG/python-mss repo was created 9 years ago and was last updated 11 hours ago.
The project is popular with 744 github stars!

How to Install mss

You can install mss using pip

pip install mss

or add it to a project with poetry

poetry add mss

Package Details

Mickaël 'Tiger-222' Schoentgen
GitHub Repo


  • Multimedia/Graphics/Capture/Screen Capture
  • Software Development/Libraries
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Code Examples

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GitHub Issues

The mss package has 36 open issues on GitHub

  • Xvfb error while trying to open multiple xvfb screens in single python session
  • ScreenShotError("gdi32.GetDIBits() failed.")
  • (windows10)How to increase the occupancy rate of the graphics card by the program
  • Support request: Wayland

See more issues on GitHub

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