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How to Make a Directory if Not Exists in Python

If you want to create a directory in Python, but only if it doesn’t exist, you have the following option.

Using Python 3.5 or newer?

from pathlib import Path Path("/your/directory").mkdir(parents=True, exist_ok=True)
Code language: Python (python)

Alternative option

import os if not os.path.exists("/your/directory"): os.makedirs("/your/directory")
Code language: Python (python)

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