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.PY File Extension

File TypePython Script

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What is a PY file?

A PY file is a program file or script written in Python, an interpreted object-oriented programming language. It can be created and edited with a text editor, but requires a Python interpreter to run. PY files are often used for programming web servers and other administrative computer systems.

More Information

Python is designed to be easy to read and simple to implement. It is open source and used for developing wide variety of free and commercial applications, such as Bazaar, Blender, Pylons, and Panda3D.

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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 10/14/2016

.PY Extension Information

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