Python download for 64-bit OS

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 05:56:57 CEST 2015


On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 1:44 PM, Igor Korot <ikorot01 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, ALL,
> I have a small issue.
>
> Going to https://www.python.org/downloads/windows/, 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...
>

There's some disagreement as to whether it should be called "amd64" or
"x86-64", but there's a link saying the latter and pointing to this:

https://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.9/python-2.7.9.amd64.msi

That's most likely to be the one you want for a modern Intel 64-bit system.

ChrisA



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