General background  

Python has become one of the world's most popular programming languages in a tie with Java and only surpassed by the number one Javascript. Python was initially developed by Guido Van Rossum, by the community dubbed as the benevolent dictator for life and as such responsible for the general direction of the Python as a programming language 


And what about the name? Python? Yes, you guessed it right. It was taken from the BBC TV show Monty Pythons Flying Circus. 


Vidispine introducing Python.  

Vidispine Python SDK offers a new environment to integrate with Vidispine API. The Python SDK itself is built to support the Python 3 version and is easily installed using PIP or directly from the source at our Github repository


With our new Python SDK, you will direct access to the correct arguments and datatypes for the Vidispine API, which of course, makes it much easier to get started building your media supply chain with Vidispine API.   

 Isak Jonsson, CTO Vidispine 


The Python environment installs on Windows, OSX, and Linux. As mentioned earlier Vidispine supports Python 3 for future compliance.   




  • Python 3.4+ 

  • API version: 5.x 



pip install Vidispine 


Or install directly from the source at


For more information, please see more information here.