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A python module for interacting with various parts of Steam_.

Supports Python 2.7+ and 3.4+.



  • SteamClient <>_ - communication with the steam network based on gevent.
  • CDNClient <>_ - access to Steam content depots
  • WebAuth <>_ - authentication for access to and
  • WebAPI <>_ - simple API for Steam's Web API with automatic population of interfaces
  • SteamAuthenticator <>_ - enable/disable/manage two factor authentication for Steam accounts
  • SteamID <>_ - convert between the various ID representations with ease
  • Master Server Query Protocol <>_ - query masters servers directly or via SteamClient

Checkout the User guide <>_ for examples, or the API Reference <>_ for details.

For questions, issues or general curiosity visit the repo at <>_.

Like using the command line? Try steamctl <>_ tool


For system specific details, see Installation Details <>_.

Install latest release version from PYPI:

.. code:: bash

# with SteamClient dependecies
pip install -U steam[client]

# without (only when using parts that do no rely on gevent, and protobufs)
pip install -U steam

Installing directly from github repository:

.. code:: bash

# cutting edge from master
pip install git+

# specific version tag (e.g. v1.0.0)
pip install git+[email protected]#egg=steam[client]
# without SteamClient extras
pip install git+[email protected]#egg=steam


The repo includes a Vagrantfile to setup enviroment for expermentation and development. We assume you've already have vagrant and virtualbox set up. The VM is Ubuntu 16.04 with all necessary packages installed, and virtualenv for python2 and python3.

.. code:: bash

vagrant up    # spin the VM and let it setup
vagrant ssh
# for python2
$ source venv2/bin/activate
# for python3
$ source venv3/bin/activate

Local Testing

To run the test suite with the current python, use

.. code:: bash

make test

To run for specific version, setup a virtual environment

.. code:: bash

virtualenv -p python3 py3
source py3/bin/active
pip install -r requirements.txt
make test


IRC: / #steamkit (join via webchat <>_)

.. _Steam:

.. |pypi| image:: :target: :alt: Latest version released on PyPi

.. |latest| image:: :target: :alt: Latest release on Github

.. |pypipy| image:: :alt: PyPI - Python Version

.. |license| image:: :target: :alt: MIT License

.. |coverage| image:: :target: :alt: Test coverage

.. |sonar_maintainability| image:: :target: :alt: SonarCloud Rating

.. |sonar_reliability| image:: :target: :alt: SonarCloud Rating

.. |sonar_security| image:: :target: :alt: SonarCloud Rating

.. |master_build| image:: :target: :alt: Build status of master branch

.. |docs| image:: :target: :alt: Documentation status

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