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Project description

Python module to interface to Keepa to query for Amazon product information and history.


Module is compatible with Python 2 and 3. keepaAPI requires:

  • numpy
  • requests

Product history can be plotted from the raw data when matplotlib is installed.

Interfacing with the keepaAPI requires an accesskey and a monthly subscription from!api


Module can be installed from PyPi using pip install keepaAPI

Source code can also be downloaded from GitHub and installed using python install or pip install .

Brief Example

import keepaAPI
accesskey = 'XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX' # enter real access key here
api = keepaAPI.API(accesskey)

# Single ASIN query
products = api.ProductQuery('059035342X') # returns list of product data

# Plot result (requires matplotlib)

Detailed Example

Import interface and establish connection to server

import keepaAPI
accesskey = 'XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX' # enter real access key here
api = keepaAPI.API(accesskey)

Single ASIN query

products = api.ProductQuery('059035342X')

# See help(api.ProductQuery) for available options when querying the API

Multiple ASIN query from List

asins = ['0022841350', '0022841369', '0022841369', '0022841369']
products = api.ProductQuery(asins)

Multiple ASIN query from numpy array

asins = np.asarray(['0022841350', '0022841369', '0022841369', '0022841369'])
products = api.ProductQuery(asins)

Products is a list of product data with one entry per successful result from the Keepa server. Each entry is a dictionary containing the same product data available from Amazon.

# Available keys

# Print ASIN and title
print('ASIN is ' + products[0]['asin'])
print('Title is ' + products[0]['title'])

The raw data is contained within each product result. Raw data is stored as a dictonary with each key paired with its associated time history.

# Access new price history and associated time data
newprice = products[0]['data']['NEW']
newpricetime = products[0]['data']['NEW_time']

# Can be plotted with matplotlib using:
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
plt.step(newpricetime, newprice, where='pre')

# Keys can be listed by

The product history can also be plotted from the module if matplotlib is installed


You can obtain the offers history for an ASIN (or multiple ASINs) using the offers parameter. See the documentation at Request Products for further details.

products = api.ProductQuery(asins)
product = products[0]
offers = product['offers']

# each offer contains the price history of each offer
offer = offers[0]
csv = offer['offerCSV']

# convert these values to numpy arrays
times, prices = ConvertOfferHistory(csv)

# for a list of active offers, see
indices = product['liveOffersOrder']

# with this you can loop through active offers:
indices = product['liveOffersOrder']
offer_times = []
offer_prices = []
for index in indices:
    csv = offers[index]['offerCSV']
    times, prices = keepaAPI.ConvertOfferHistory(csv)

# you can aggregrate these using np.hstack or plot at the history individually
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
for i in range(len(offer_prices)):
    plt.step(offer_times[i], offer_prices[i])


This Python code, written by Alex Kaszynski, is based on Java code writen by Marius Johann, CEO keepa. Java source is can be found at


Apache License, please see license file. Work is credited to both Alex Kaszynski and Marius Johann.

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