File Extension Library

.PY File Extension

  • Developer by: Python Software Foundation
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What are .PY files and how to open them?

Can't open .PY file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PY file.

What is a .PY file extension?

.PY file extension is created by Python Software Foundation. .PY has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .PY file is Text.

.PY is Python Script

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.

PY file open in Sublime Text 3

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

NOTE: The programming language was originally created in the late 1980s by Guido van Rossum with subsequent versions released in 2000 (Python 2.0) and 2008 (Python 3.0).

List of all softwares that can open the Python Script
File Viewer Plus
Python Software Foundation Python
Microsoft Notepad
Sublime Text
Python Software Foundation Python
MacroMates TextMate
Sublime Text
Python Software Foundation Python
GNU Emacs
Sublime Text

How to fix problems with .PY files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PY files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PY file format
  2. You need to check the .PY file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)