PY File

What are PY files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PY file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a PY file?

Files that contain the .py file extension are used by the Python Software for its Python programming language. Python is an object-oriented programming language that is used for the development of a variety of different software applications.

The PY file is a program file that contains script that has been written in the Python language. Python can be run on a variety of platforms including Windows, Mac, Unix and Linux as well as a variety of mobile operating systems. The Python language itself is considered to be a fast language and is known for being compatible with most other programming languages.

How to open PY files

We have identified two PY openers that are compatible with this specific type of PY file.

Programs that open Generic files

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Python pyserialPython pyserialVerified

Last updated: January 16, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of PY files. Remember, different programs may use PY files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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Microsoft Web Platform ExtensionsMicrosoft Web Platform ExtensionsUser submitted
Python pywin32Python pywin32User submitted
Edge Code CCEdge Code CCUser submitted
Python Interactive ShellPython Interactive ShellUser submitted
BracketsBracketsUser submitted
Python pyreadlinePython pyreadlineUser submitted
Python PILPython PILUser submitted
Tux Word SmithTux Word SmithUser submitted
Python scipyPython scipyUser submitted

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