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Python client for qBittorrent v4.1+ Web API.

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qBittorrent Web API Client

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Python client implementation for qBittorrent Web API. Supports qBittorrent v4.1.0+ (Web API v2.0+).

Currently supports up to qBittorrent v4.4.3.1 (Web API v2.8.5) released on May 24, 2022.

Find the full documentation for this client on RTD.


  • The entire qBittorrent Web API is implemented.
  • qBittorrent version checking for an endpoint's existence/features is automatically handled.
  • All Python versions are supported.
  • If the authentication cookie expires, a new one is automatically requested in line with any API call.


Install via pip from PyPI

pip install qbittorrent-api

Getting Started

import qbittorrentapi

# instantiate a Client using the appropriate WebUI configuration
qbt_client = qbittorrentapi.Client(

# the Client will automatically acquire/maintain a logged-in state
# in line with any request. therefore, this is not strictly necessary;
# however, you may want to test the provided login credentials.
except qbittorrentapi.LoginFailed as e:

# display qBittorrent info
print(f'qBittorrent: {}')
print(f'qBittorrent Web API: {}')
for k,v in print(f'{k}: {v}')

# retrieve and show all torrents
for torrent in qbt_client.torrents_info():
    print(f'{torrent.hash[-6:]}: {} ({torrent.state})')

# pause all torrents

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