Extracting extension from filename in Python
import os filename, file_extension = os.path.splitext('/path/to/somefile.ext') filename'/path/to/somefile'file_extension'.ext'
Unlike most manual string-splitting attempts,
os.path.splitext will correctly treat
/a/b.c/d as having no extension instead of having extension
.c/d, and it will treat
.bashrc as having no extension instead of having extension
'/a/b.c/d')('/a/b.c/d', '') os.path.splitext('.bashrc')('.bashrc', '')os.path.splitext(