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A Python module for accessing the Kaltura API.

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This source contains:
- The Kaltura client library ( &
- Auto generated core APIs (
- Auto generated plugin APIs (KalturaPlugins/*.py)
- Python library test code and data files (TestCode/*)
- The 'poster' python module (used by


The API library depends on the following python modules (included with python by default):
- email.header
- hashlib
- httplib
- mimetypes
- os
- re
- socket
- sys
- time
- urllib
- urllib2
- uuid or random & sha
- xml.dom
- xml.parsers.expat


The API library depends on the following python modules that are not included by default with python:
- setuptools - can be downloaded from
- poster - can be downloaded from
installed by running: python install


Make sure you have the modules listed under the 'external dependencies' installed.
Install the Kaltura client by running 'python install' from the same folder as this README file.


See KalturaClient/tests/README.txt


Aug 2013 - the library was refactored to make it installable as a PyPI package.
This refactoring changed the way Kaltura client plugin modules are loaded -
before the change the metadata plugin (for example) was loaded by:
from KalturaMetadataClientPlugin import *
when upgrading the client, this will need to be changed to:
from KalturaClient.Plugins.Metadata import *

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