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Tool and Usage

Uncompyle6 is a decompiler for Python-based software. It can be used for developers and security professionals to investigate software components.

Why this tool?

A decompiler like uncompyle6 can be used to investigate Python-based software components that are compiled. These files can be recognized by their .pyc file extension.

This tool has been written as several other decompilers were no longer maintained. So far this software seems to have a good number of contributors and regular updates.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a Python decompiler.

uncompyle6 is commonly used for binary analysis or code analysis. Target users for this tool are developers, pentesters, and security professionals.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + More than 10 contributors
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Uncompyle6 is under development by Rocky Bernstein.


Support operating systems

Uncompyle6 is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest releaserelease-pyton-2.4-2.9.9 [2016-12-31]
Last updatedSept. 27, 2017

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