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Pure Python interface for ICQ Bot API. Bot cookbook for Humans.

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🐍 python-icq-bot

Pure Python interface for ICQ Bot API. Bot cookbook for Humans.

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This library provides complete ICQ Bot API 1.0 interface and compatible with Python 2.7, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7.

Getting started

Create your own bot by sending the /newbot command to MegaBot and follow the instructions.

Note a bot can only reply after the user has added it to his contact list, or if the user was the first to start a dialogue.


Install using pip:

pip install --upgrade python-icq-bot

Install from sources:

git clone
cd python-icq-bot
python install


See the project example directory.

Some ICQ bots you can play with right now:
Chat ID Bot [source code]
Echo Bot [source code]
Giphy Bot [source code]
Hash Bot [source code]
Meme Bot
OAuth Bot [source code]
Reformat Bot [source code]
Stickers Bot
URL Decode Bot [source code]
URL Encode Bot [source code]
Vinci Bot
WolframAlpha Bot [source code]

Starting your bot

Without Virtualenv:


Using Virtualenv:

# Initializing Virtualenv.
virtualenv venv

# Activating Virtualenv.
source venv/bin/activate

# Installing python-icq-bot library into local venv directory.
pip install --upgrade python-icq-bot

# Starting your bot.

# Deactivating virtualenv.

Get in touch

python-icq-bot channel

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