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How to get the latest file in a folder?


myTechMint
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I need to get the latest file of a folder using python.


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myTechMint
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Use the following code. Make sure you change below '/path/to/folder/*' with your required path.

import glob
import os

list_of_files = glob.glob('/path/to/folder/*') # * means all if need specific format then *.csv
latest_file = max(list_of_files, key=os.path.getctime)
print(latest_file)

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