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An protocol/interface that enables inter-application communication and scripting.

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IAC protocol

The IAC (inter-application communication) protocol enables inter-application communication and scripting.

Have you ever wanted to program or script something using the internal functionality of a program, such as a document or spreadsheet program? This interface and protocol specification lets you do just that!

Create the automation scripts of your dreams, and contribute to the growing body of supported programs.


Python 3+


  1. Clone the repository.

  2. Run python sdist from the project directory to create a source distribution.

  3. Run pip install --user iac*.tar.gz from the new dist/ directory to install the package.

  4. Enable an application for automation under the file, and read the official documentation for any additional setup instructions.

  5. Run python -c "import iac.interpreter as iaci; iaci.main()" to play with the interactive interpreter.


    Run python -c "import iac.server as iacs; iacs.main()" to quickstart the server.

To update the version:

  1. Clone or pull the repository for the latest version.
  2. Recreate the source distribution using the steps above.
  3. Run pip upgrade iac*.tar.gz from the dist/ directory to upgrade the package.

To uninstall, run pip uninstall iac-protocol.

Please read the official documentation for complete instructions.

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