[IDLSave](http://idlsave.sourceforge.net/) is a Python module to read IDL save files from Python. IDLSave converts IDL types to Python types: arrays are converted to NumPy arrays, structures are converted to NumPy record types. NumPy is required.

(Mentioned by Brian Larsen in [this](http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.idl-pvwave/browse_thread/thread/13660b4e5ff8fd2e#) `comp.lang.idl-pvwave` thread about migrating from IDL to Python.)