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Python source file
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Filename extension .py
Internet media type text/plain +
Developed by Python Software Foundation
Type Scripting
source file
Website http://www.python.org
Opens with python.exe
Python source file (no console)
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Filename extension .pyw
Opens with pythonw.exe
File formats category - v  e   edit
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Python source files are files that contain Python source code.

As Python can be used as a scripting language, Python source files can be considered as scripts.

PYW files are invoked on pythonw.exe instead of python.exe in order to prevent a DOS console from popping up to display the output.[1]

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