SIP is provided as a source distribution (sdist) and binary wheels from PyPI. To install it, run the following command:
pip install sip
SIP is also available as a Mercurial repository. To clone the repository, run the following command:
hg clone https://www.riverbankcomputing.com/hg/sip
SIP v6 is currently in development. It removes support for all features that are deprecated in SIP v5 and adds new features required by PyQt6. It will also support PyQt5.
SIP v5 is the current stable release. It will be supported until the release of SIP v6. This is a snapshot of the next stable release including all bug fixes.
SIP v4 is no longer supported although new releases may be made occasionally. This is the latest release.