Get applications to open a given file (Mac and, or Windows)

Tommy Nordgren tommy.nordgren at
Tue Dec 23 22:05:10 CET 2008

On Dec 23, 2008, at 5:29 PM, riklaunim at wrote:

> Under Linux/Unix I use GIO (pygobject) or gnome-vfs-python to get a
> list of installed applications that can open given file (for example
> image in graphics software). Is there something that can be used for
> MS Windows or Mac OS X?
> --
	On mac, there are the modules Carbon.Launch and Carbon.LaunchServices
Maybe you'll find useful items in the PyObjC framework as well
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