Emulator for the Microsoft Bot Framework. Allows developers to test and debug their bots on localhost or remotely through a tunnel.
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Microsoft Bot Framework Emulator

The Microsoft Bot Framework is a service and SDK that enables organizations to build and deploy intelligent agents, known as bots.

The Bot Framework Emulator is a desktop application that allows bot developers to test and debug their bots on localhost or running remotely through a tunnel.

Bot Framework Emulator in Action


Supported platforms

  • Windows
  • OS X
  • Linux

Getting Started

The Bot Framework Emulator can communicate with your bot wherever it is running; on localhost, or remotely in the cloud.


If you are interested in fixing issues and contributing directly to the code base, please see How to Contribute, which covers the following:




Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Licensed under the MIT License.