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Plugin for Deluge WebUI providing sane JSON API.

Exposes some sane JSON API through Deluge WebUI (missing out of the box or restyled) so that you can manipulate Deluge from your programs using HTTP requests.

Supported methods:

  • get_torrents
  • add_torrent (magnet or file)
  • remove_torrent
  • get_api_version

Deluge is a lightweight, Free Software, cross-platform BitTorrent client. Download it at

.. note:: Use egg version 0.4.0 or higher for Deluge 2 .. note:: Use egg version 0.3.2 or lower for Deluge 1.x


  1. Get plugin egg file, from dist/ ( directory.

  2. Open Deluge Web UI, go to "Preferences -> Plugins -> Install plugin" and choose egg file.

  3. Activate WebAPI plugin.

  4. In case you use Client-Server setup, you'll need to install the plugin both on client and server, see -

.. note::

To build .egg file from source code yourself use ``python bdist_egg`` command in source code directory.


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