How to extract zip file in Python

We can use the Python module zipfile for extracting the zip files.

The syntax is as given below.

import zipfile
zip_ref = zipfile.ZipFile(path_to_zip_file, 'r')
zip_ref.extractall(directory_to_extract_to)
zip_ref.close()

Where,

path_to_zip_file - Exact path to the zip file
directory_to_extract_to - Folder to which the zip need to exctract

 

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