Python download for 64-bit OS

Zachary Ware zachary.ware+pylist at
Thu Apr 30 05:55:05 CEST 2015

On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 10:44 PM, Igor Korot <ikorot01 at> wrote:
> Hi, ALL,
> I have a small issue.
> Going to, I see the python
> 2.7.9 download for x86 only. There is no 64-bit installer.
> Where can I get one?
> I'm on Win8.1 64-bit OS and prefer to work with 64-bit version...

Hi Igor,

Right next to the link for x86 is the link for x86-64, which is the
64-bit version.  Also note that you really don't lose much by using
the 32-bit version on a 64-bit OS unless you're working with large
(>2GB) amounts of data that must all be in memory at the same time.


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