win32 file attributes

Michael Peuser mpeuser at
Fri Aug 29 17:13:28 CEST 2003

"David Bear" <david.bear at> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:m3wucxo1te.fsf at
> Using the windows explorer it is possible to get file properties which
> include under the version tab, 'company name', 'version', etc.  I'm
> assuming these metadata are actually stored in the exe somewhere.  Is
> there an api exposed to python that would allow me to get this info?
> a scan of Mark Hammonds win32all package did have anything obvious
> jump out at me...

Have a look at Mcmilan Installer (which is a very useful piece of software
anyway). They have a modul (519 lines Python) there. (You
probably have to download the whole installer for that I think..)

Michael P

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