brainBrain Workshop - win32 source installation

If you'd like try your hand at making modifications to the source code for Brain Workshop in Windows, there are a few extra steps involved. Follow these easy instructions to get started.

  1. First, download and install Python 2.6.1:

  2. If you would like music support (recommended), download AVBin:

    Install AVBin by unzipping and moving avbin.dll to the C:\Windows\System32 folder.
  3. Finally, download

  4. Extract the files in the zip file to your hard drive. Important: The program will not work properly if you try to run it from within the zip file.

  5. Double-click brainworkshop.pyw to launch Brain Workshop.

  6. To view the source code, right-click on brainworkshop.pyw and select Edit with IDLE. IDLE is a Python editor included with the Python distribution. The source code for Brain Workshop will be displayed in a window.

  7. Press F5 to launch Brain Workshop from within IDLE.

Here are some resources which may be of assistance:

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