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.PY File Extension

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File TypePython Script

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CategoryDeveloper Files


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Program file or script written in Python, an interpreted object-oriented programming language; can be created and edited with a text editor, but requires a Python interpreter to run; often used for programming Web servers and other administrative computer systems.

Programs that open PY files
File Viewer Plus
Python Software Foundation Python
Microsoft Notepad
Other text editor
Python Software Foundation Python
MacroMates TextMate
Other text editor
Python Software Foundation Python
GNU Emacs
Other text editor
Updated 10/27/2015

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