Python Software Foundation Python

Version3.9(as of 8/31/2021)
PlatformsWindows, Mac, Linux
LicenseOpen Source
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Main Features

  • Clear syntax
  • Readable code
  • Rich support libraries
  • Extensive support for XML
  • High-level data structures

Software Overview

Python is a software package that utilizes the Python programming language. The language is a general-purpose programming language created as a successor to the ABC language in the late 1980s and early '90s by Guido van Rossum.

The Python software utilizes the Python programming language, which is designed to help you work quickly and integrate systems more effectively. The language is an interpreted object-oriented language that features high-level data structures, rich support libraries, dynamic typing, extensive support for .XML, and Internet protocols. In addition, python offers several tools for working with the programming language, including the Python programming language interpreter and the IDLE integrated development environment.


Python is one of the more popular programming languages globally. It is utilized by companies and institutions for various purposes, including software development, film special effects, scientific data visualization, traffic control, and business e-commerce. With its open-source license, clear syntax, and large libraries, Python is a friendly programming language useful for beginner and seasoned developers for creating applications and systems.

Primary File Type

py icon.PYPython Script

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.PYPython Script
.NPYPython NumPy Array File
.PYCPython Compiled File
.PYDPython Dynamic Module
.PYOPython Optimized Code
.RPYPython Script
.WHLPython Wheel Package
Updated 8/31/2021