The file extension PYM is associated with PYM Macro Preprocessor, which is based on Python and is a program that processes computer programming language. Python is a programming language that allows programmers and developers to effectively integrate systems through the use of a comprehensive standard library of scripting languages. The code used for Python is packaged into an executable which is standalone and requires an interpretation language installed on operating systems to launch the application.
PYM files created by the PYM Macro Preprocessors are developer file types that contain macros, which is a script created by Python that defines tasks associated with programs and applications. PYM files also contain macros shortcuts which are converted to full text using the PYM Macro Preprocessor.
Python script is basically written in ASCII plain text format and does not have syntax limitations, which means Python can provide program and application customizations that offer a diverse array of functions. Python is commonly used to create web applications that run on the Apache web server and it is also used in developer software products such as Abaqus for computer-aided engineering, Cinema 4D, which is a rendering and animation application, and Lightwave, which is 3D computer graphics software.
How to Open PYM Files
The file extension PYM is commonly opened using PYM Macro Preprocessor, which is open source and available as a free download for programmers and developers. PYM files can be imported into PYM Macro Processor as another format. They can also be exported from the program using a different format.
In Windows you can open PYM files using any text editing program such as Notepad or WordPad. Simply right click on the file and choose Open With from the drop-down menu. On the submenu click on the text editor you want to use or click on Browse if it is not in the list.
Select the text editor from the list of installed programs, place a check mark in the box next to Always use this program to open this file type and then click on OK.
For Mac OS X, you can use Apple TextEdit, TextMate, or Apple Page Maker to open PYM files on a Mac PC. If you use the Linux operating system, you can open PYM files with the PYM program, which is also compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.