PYD File Type

- The quick facts

What are PYD files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PYD 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 PYD file?

A .PYD file is a Python Dynamic Module file. These files are used with a variety of different applications that have been written in the Python programming language. Python is a general-purpose programming language that emphasizes the readability of program code.

The PYD files that are used with Python are similar to the DLL files that are used by Windows, but the PYD files are written in the Python programming language. They are modules loaded dynamically by the application, meaning they can be updated without updating the application itself.

How to open PYD files

We have identified 1 PYD opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of PYD file.

Programs that open Python Dynamic Module files

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Last updated: January 22, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension PYD

While we know of one file format using the .PYD file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PYD file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of PYD files. Remember, different programs may use PYD 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PYD-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PYD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!