Skip to main content
This is a pre-production deployment of Warehouse. Changes made here affect the production instance of PyPI (pypi.python.org).
Help us improve Python packaging - Donate today!

Python bindings to libmagic

Project Description
# python-libmagic

![magic.h](http://i.imgur.com/GbN8szC.jpg)

# Usage

```python
import magic

with magic.Magic() as m:
print m.from_buffer("hello") # => "text/plain"
```

```python
import magic
import magic.flags

magic = magic.Magic()
mimetype = magic.from_buffer("\x89\x50\x4E\x47\x0D\x0A\x1A\x0A")
print mimetype # => "image/png"

mimetype = magic.from_file("/etc/passwd")
print mimetype # => "text/plain"

updated = magic.set_flags(magic.flags.MAGIC_NONE)
print updated # => True
mimetype = magic.from_file("demo.docx")
print mimetype # => "Microsoft Word 2007+"
magic.close() # don't forget about this
```

# Installation

`python-libmagic` works on CPython 2.7/3.3+ and PyPy.

```bash
$ apt-get install libmagic-dev
$ pip install python-libmagic
```

# License

Licensed under MIT license.
Release History

Release History

This version
History Node

0.4.0

History Node

0.3.0

History Node

0.2.0

History Node

0.1.0

Download Files

Download Files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

File Name & Checksum SHA256 Checksum Help Version File Type Upload Date
python-libmagic-0.4.0.tar.gz (3.6 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Jul 7, 2016

Supported By

WebFaction WebFaction Technical Writing Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Heroku Heroku PaaS Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Rackspace Rackspace Cloud Servers DreamHost DreamHost Log Hosting