API notes: LocalAuthentication framework

The full API is described in Apple’s documentation, both the C and Objective-C APIs are available (but see the API Notes below).

These bindings are accessed through the LocalAuthentication package (that is, import LocalAuthentication).

API Notes

The entire “LocalAuthentication” framework on MacOSX 10.10 (or later) is available from Python.


The LocalAuthentication framework is only available in 64-bit applications.