Python Language Working with ZIP archives


  • import zipfile
  • class zipfile.ZipFile(file, mode='r', compression=ZIP_STORED, allowZip64=True)


If you try to open a file that is not a ZIP file, the exception zipfile.BadZipFile is raised.

In Python 2.7, this was spelled zipfile.BadZipfile, and this old name is retained alongside the new one in Python 3.2+