A pyw file extension is related to the Python programming language and used for its source script files.

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PYW file - Python GUI source script

What is pyw file? How to open pyw files?

File type specification:

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

The pyw file extension is associated with Python, a programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. You can learn to use Python and see almost immediate gains in productivity and lower maintenance costs.

The pyw files contain source code for GUI written in Python.

The default software associated to pyw file type:

Python icon

Python Software Foundation logoPython  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Python Software Foundation

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

Help how to open:

Use text editor, or source code editor to open .pyw source script files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .pyw file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .pyw file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open pyw file, edit pyw file, convert pyw file, view pyw file, play pyw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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

  • Open pyw file
  • Edit pyw file
  • Create pyw file

Software that open pyw file - Python GUI source script

Programs supporting the exension pyw on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open pyw file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with pyw file by default:
Python small icon Python
Other suggested software:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Atom small icon Atom
PSPad small icon PSPad
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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