Using Pygments in various scenarios


Since Pygments 0.9, the distribution ships Markdown preprocessor sample code that uses Pygments to render source code in external/ You can copy and adapt it to your liking.


Antonio Cangiano has created a Pygments bundle for TextMate that allows to colorize code via a simple menu option. It can be found here.

Bash completion

The source distribution contains a file external/pygments.bashcomp that sets up completion for the pygmentize command in bash.


The pygments-gui plugin adds Pygments functionality to the wxPython package, making it easy to create a wx text control with Pygments highlighting.

Wrappers for other languages

These libraries provide Pygments highlighting for users of other languages than Python: