Home : File Types : PY File

.PY File Extension

File TypePython Script

DeveloperPython Software Foundation
4.3 (107 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

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.

Open and view .PY files with File Viewer Plus.
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 11/28/2016

About the file extension py

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.py suffix is and how to open it.

The Python Script file type, file format description, and Mac, Windows, and Linux programs listed on this page have been individually researched and verified by the FileInfo team. We strive for 100% accuracy and do not publish any information we have not been able to verify.

If you would like to suggest any additions or updates to this page, please let us know.