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detects browsers capabilities and features like css, java, javascript etc.

Project description

pybrowscap is a python port of PHP function get_browser(). It tells what the user browser is capable of. It detects browsers capabilities and features like css, java, javascript etc. It works on top of browscap data file.


  • python 2.6+
  • browscap.csv (browscap data file in csv format)


Install via pipy or copy this module into your project or into your PYTHON_PATH. Download latest version of browscap.csv file from


from pybrowscap.loader.csv import load_file
browscap = load_file(path_to_browscap_csv)
browser  =

Automatic updates

from pybrowscap.loader import Downloader


Tested on evnironment

  • Ubuntu Linux 10.04
  • python 2.6.6
  • python unitest
  • browscap.csv from Wed, 22 Jun 2011 23:26:51 -0000

Running tests

To run the test run command:



char0n (Vladimír Gorej, CodeScale s.r.o.)


Special thanks to these projects for inspiration:

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