Files with py extension can be commonly found as scripts written and saved in the Python scripting and programming language.

There are 2 other file types using
the PY file extension!

py file - Yahoo! Instant Messenger saved messages

py file - Oracle batch procedure file

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PY file extension - Python script language source code

What is py file? How to open py files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

py file icon: py filetype icon

The py file extension is commonly used for files containing source code written in Python programming language

Python is a dynamic object-oriented programming language that can be used for many kinds of software development. It offers strong support for integration with other languages and tools, comes with extensive standard libraries, and can be learned in a few days. Many Python programmers report substantial productivity gains and feel the language encourages the development of higher quality, more maintainable code.

Python runs on Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, OS/2, Amiga, Palm Handhelds, and Nokia mobile phones. Python has also been ported to the Java and .NET virtual machines.

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The default software associated to py file type:

Python icon

Python Software Foundation logo Python  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Python Software Foundation

Python is a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. It runs on Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, and has been ported to the Java and .NET virtual machines.

Help how to open PY files:

Python scripts can be edited in any suitable programming editor that supports Python as well as standard text editors.

How to convert file with extension PY:

A conversion is unlikely, but you may find tools that allow to translate between various languages.

Find conversions from py file:

py to pyc

Find converter to py file type:

pyc to py

pyo to py

List of software applications associated to the .py file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open py file, edit py file, convert py file, view py file, play py file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the py files.

  • Open py file
  • Save py file
  • Edit py file
  • Create py file

Software that open py file - Python script language source code

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open py file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with py file by default:
Python small icon Python
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Atom small icon Atom


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