Python program to convert unix timestamp string to readable date
In this article, we are going to see the conversion of the Unix timestamp string to a readable date. This can be done with the help of fromtimestamp() and strftime() functions.
fromtimestamp(): The fromtimestamp() function is used to return the date and time corresponding to a specified timestamp.
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Note: Here the timestamp is ranging from the year 1970 to the year 2038, and this function does not consider leap seconds if any present in the timestamp. This function is a class method.
Syntax: @classmethod fromtimestamp(timestamp)
Parameters: This function accepts a parameter which is illustrated below:
- timestamp: This is the specified timestamp for which the date is going to be returned.
Return values: This function returns the date and time corresponding to a specified timestamp.
strftime(): The strftime() function is used to convert date and time objects to their string representation. It takes one or more inputs of formatted code and returns the string representation.
Parameter: This function accepts a single parameter which is illustrated below:
- format: This is the specified date and time object.
Return Values: It returns the string representation of the date or time object.
Let’s see the example to convert the specified Unix timestamp string to a readable date
Example 1: Convert the specified Unix timestamp string.
Example 2: Convert the specified Unix timestamp string.