Welcome to the PyWPS 4.2.0 documentation!

PyWPS is a server side implementation of the OGC Web Processing Service (OGC WPS) standard, using the Python programming language. PyWPS is currently supporting WPS 1.0.0. Support for the version 2.0.0. of OGC WPS standard is presently being planned.

Like the bicycle in the logo, PyWPS is:

  • simple to maintain
  • fast to drive
  • able to carry a lot
  • easy to hack

Mount your bike and setup your PyWPS instance!


  • request queue management (probably linked from documentation)
  • inputs and outputs IOhandler class description (file, stream, …)


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