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Developer(s) ActiveState
Stable release[1] and[2] / September 12, 2013; 2 years ago (2013-09-12)

ActivePython is a software package consisting of the Python (programming language) implementation CPython and a set of extensions, packaged to facilitate installation.[3]

ActivePython is maintained and marketed by ActiveState. As of 2006, it ran on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, AIX and HP-UX platforms.[4]

ActivePython for Windows includes the PyWin32 extensions for programming with the Win32 API.[5] It also includes the integrated development environment IDLE, although this requires manual setup.[6]

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  3. ^ Boswell, William (2003). Inside Windows Server 2003. Addison-Wesley Professional. p. 717. 
  4. ^ Martelli, Alex (2006). Python in a Nutshell. O'Reilly. p. 19. 
  5. ^ Martelli, Alex; Ravenscroft, Anna; Ascher, David (2005). Python Cookbook. O'Reilly. p. 326. 
  6. ^ Langtangen, Hans Petter (2013). Python Scripting for Computational Science. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 660. 

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