Which version of Python do I have installed?


I have to run a Python script on a Windows server. How can I know which version of Python I have, and does it even really matter?

I was thinking of updating to the latest version of Python.

This question is tagged with python version windows-server

~ Asked on 2012-01-18 21:43:13

The Best Answer is


python -V


--version may also work (introduced in version 2.5)

~ Answered on 2012-01-18 21:45:51


Python 2.5+:

python --version

Python 2.4-:

python -c 'import sys; print(sys.version)'

~ Answered on 2012-01-18 21:45:52

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