A simple plugin for interacting with Zulip from napari

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A simple plugin for interacting with Zulip from napari.

An example screenshot of napari-zulip in action. It shows the plugin napari-boids and a filtered noise image, as well as a docked version of the napari-zulip plugin


You can install napari-zulip via pip:

pip install napari-zulip

To install latest development version :

pip install git+

Setting it up

The plugin is going to look for a file in <home directory>/.zulip.d/

If you want to use this on a different zulip then adjust the to whatever the correct domain should be.

How to generate a .zuliprc file

In the Zulip app:

  • Select Menu
  • Select Personal settings
  • Select Account & privacy
  • Click on Show/change your API key
  • Enter your password
  • Click Download .zuliprc
  • Save the file as <home directory>/.zulip.d/ (or change the domain name if using a different Zulip server)


Contributions are very welcome. Tests can be run with tox, please ensure the coverage at least stays the same before you submit a pull request.


Distributed under the terms of the BSD-3 license, "napari-zulip" is free and open source software


If you encounter any problems, please file an issue along with a detailed description.


  • 0.0.2

Last updated:

  • 22 April 2023

First released:

  • 22 April 2023


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  • Issues + PRs: 0

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  • numpy
  • magicgui
  • qtpy
  • zulip

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