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I want to extract an extension from a filename in Python, How can I do that?

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There are many ways to do it, I'll discuss a few with you:

  • Use pathlib

import pathlib

print(pathlib.Path('xyz path').suffix) 


  •  Use import function

import os.path 

extension = os.path.splitext(xyz file)[2][2:] 

Happy Learning......!! 

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You can use below-mentioned code for extracting extension from filename in Python:-

import os.path

extension = os.path.splitext(filename)

You can use the following video tutorials to clear all your doubts:-

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