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CPE: Common Platform Enumeration for Python

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Common Platform Enumeration for Python

CPE (this code) is a LGPL licensed Python package, implementing the CPE standards.

About the CPE standard

Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) is a standardized method of describing and identifying classes of applications, operating systems, and hardware devices present among an enterprise’s computing assets.

For more information, please visit the official website of CPE, developed by MITRE and maintained by NIST.


  • CPE rich comparison.
  • CPE cross-version conversion.
  • CPE Language parsing and evaluation.
  • LGPL Licensed.
  • Semantic versioning.
  • Tests.

Installation Version Build Status (master)

To install CPE execute:

$ pip install cpe

The latest stable version is always in PyPI.


Documentation is available at ReadTheDocs.


  • Python: 2.7, 3.4
  • CPE: 1.1, 2.2, 2.3
  • CPE Formats: WFN, URI, FS.

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