""" Python Tkinter Splash Screen This script holds the class SplashScreen, which is simply a window without the top bar/borders of a normal window. The window width/height can be a factor based on the total screen dimensions or it can be actual dimensions in pixels. (Just edit the useFactor property) Very simple to set up, just create an instance of SplashScreen, and use it as the parent to other widgets inside it. www.sunjay-varma.com """ from Tkinter import * class SplashScreen(Frame): def __init__(self, master=None, width=0.8, height=0.6, useFactor=True): Frame.__init__(self, master) self.pack(side=TOP, fill=BOTH, expand=YES) # get screen width and height ws = self.master.winfo_screenwidth() hs = self.master.winfo_screenheight() w = (useFactor and ws*width) or width h = (useFactor and ws*height) or height # calculate position x, y x = (ws/2) - (w/2) y = (hs/2) - (h/2) self.master.geometry('%dx%d+%d+%d' % (w, h, x, y)) self.master.overrideredirect(True) self.lift() if __name__ == '__main__': root = Tk() sp = SplashScreen(root) sp.config(bg="#3366ff") m = Label(sp, text="This is a test of the splash screen\n\n\nThis is only a test.\nwww.sunjay-varma.com") m.pack(side=TOP, expand=YES) m.config(bg="#3366ff", justify=CENTER, font=("calibri", 29)) Button(sp, text="Press this button to kill the program", bg='red', command=root.destroy).pack(side=BOTTOM, fill=X) root.mainloop()