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iscc-service - ISCC Web Service API

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A REST OpenAPI Backend for creating ISCC codes for digital media files.

Note: This is work in progress. Use with care and at your own risk

The Webservice is build with FastAPI and makes use of the ISCC reference implementation and the ISCC Command Line Tool and includes an interactive API documentation:

Interactive ISCC Api Docs

The Docker image is published at

Setup for development

If you are using poetry:

  • After checkout cd into code directory and run 'poetry install' to install dependencies.
  • Launch dev server with: 'uvicorn iscc_service.main:app --reload'
  • See API docs at:

For the 'lookup' endpoint to work you must provide env variables for node connection. See

Install via pip

$ pip3 install iscc-service

Run webservice via uvicorn

$ isccservice
INFO:     Started server process [18800]
INFO:     Waiting for application startup.
INFO:     Application startup complete.
INFO:     Uvicorn running on (Press CTRL+C to quit)

Publishing on Docker HUB:

docker login
docker build -t iscc-service -f Dockerfile .
docker run --rm -p 8080:8080 -it iscc-service
docker tag iscc-service username/iscc-service:0.1.9
docker push username/iscc-service:0.1.9

Change Log

[0.2.3] - 2020-06-12

  • Use vendorized tika

[0.2.2] - 2020-06-12

  • Update to iscc-cli 0.9.11

[0.2.1] - 2020-05-13

  • Update to iscc-cli 0.9.8
  • More conservative lookup matching

[0.2.0] - 2020-05-01

  • Update to support flac and opus audio files

[0.1.9] - 2020-04-27

  • Support updated Content-ID Audio
  • Support incomplete ISCC codes
  • Updated dependencies

[0.1.8] - 2020-03-02

  • Add support for mobi files
  • Initial pypi release


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