How to open a file with .PYW extension?

File Type : Python Script (Python Software Foundation)
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

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What is .PYW file extension?

Python script that displays a graphical user interface (GUI); may contain standard Python code as well as graphical Python code; must be run using pythonw instead of python.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open PYWfiles:

  • pythonw
  • pythonw
  • pythonw