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package icq chat license Bot API Version

Unofficial lightweight, HTTP-Based C# implementation for ICQ Bot APIs (also known as Agent bot API / VK Teams bot API).

No Microsoft proprietary mambo jumbo needed! Built on the goodness of .Net Standard 2.0 and Newtonsoft.Json

P.S. This is an auxiliary fork (made mainly for learning purposes) of the Idan Rubin's ICQ bot, consider install it instead, please.

P.P.S. Nuget-Package supports downloadable Debug symbols via Source Link.

What's in it for me?

With this package you can:

  • Respond to Bot Events
  • Send, Edit and Delete Text Messages
  • Send Inline Buttons with Text Messages
  • Send Files (supports image and video)
  • Receive Files of any Type

How do I get it?

NuGet package is available at

How do I ramp up?

Usage is similar to the excellent .Net Telegram.Bot project.

Simple Echo Bot

using Agent.Bot.Args;
using System;

private readonly static IICQBotClient bot = new ICQBotClient("BOT_ID_FROM_ICQ_METABOT");

public static void Main(string[] args)
  bot.OnMessage += BotOnMessageReceived;
  var me = bot.GetMeAsync().Result;

  Console.WriteLine($"Start listening to @{me.Nick}");


private static void BotOnMessageReceived(object sender, MessageEventArgs messageEventArgs)
  var message = messageEventArgs.Message;
  bot.SendTextMessageAsync(message.From.UserId, message.Text).Wait();

Simple Translator Bot

Check out a simple Idan Rubin's English/Russian translator bot: ICQTranslatorBot

Let's make .Net the #1 client for ICQ bots!

Product Versions
.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows net7.0 net7.0-android net7.0-ios net7.0-maccatalyst net7.0-macos net7.0-tvos net7.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48 net481
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
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Version Downloads Last updated
1.4.9-rc 98 5/5/2022

* Fix file receive bug