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I would like to know whether there are Python 3.x-compatible (preferably Python 3.3) modules to read the kind of .dbf files produced by ArcGIS for Desktop.

All the modules I found were only compatible with Python 2.x. I may have missed something, but I really couldn't find any which was compatible with Python 3.x.

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Recognize that ArcGIS does not officially support Python 3.x (as of ArcGIS 10.1). The final release of 10.1 includes Python 2.7.2. – RyanDalton Apr 8 '13 at 21:07
@RyanDalton Actually, I just need to import some big bases of legacy ArcGIS-produced .dbf and will not need to use ArcGIS anymore. – Morwenn Apr 8 '13 at 22:11
up vote 8 down vote accepted

As all Python programmers, I will

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Well, GDAL might be a little bit too much just for reading such files. But thank you anyway, I had not found dbfread before but it worls fine :) – Morwenn Apr 8 '13 at 18:01

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