Qt for Python & py2exe¶
Deploying an application using py2exe requires writing a small setup.py file. It is explained in the Tutorial.
py2exe is not generally aware of Qt. It merely copies the dependent libraries of the application to the dist directory, so, the plugins, QML imports and translations of Qt are missing.
The latter need to be copied manually after running py2exe. This can be achieved by running the windeployqt tool from the Qt SDK on the Qt libraries present in the dist directory, for example:
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