Did you find or received PY file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is PY file extension and how you can open it.

What is a PY file ext?

The .PY file extension identifies a Python Script file which may be opened by the Python scripting and development tool. Alternatively it should be possible to edit .PY files directly using a text editor. The Python scripting environment can be used to compile basic instruction-sets for Windows applications at high speed.

How to open a PY file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like PY. When you double click on the PY file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received PY files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with PY files

Scan the file
Before trying to open PY files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Update
Unable to open PY files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open PY file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to PY by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many PY file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension PY you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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