Request API Key¶
Access to the MAGIC service requires an API key.
To request a key, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Key Request”. Include your name and email address you want the key to be registered under.
Please note that as part of our minimal verification of identities, we do not provide keys to email addresses pointing to open email services, such as, gmail.com, yahoo.com, aol.com, and many others. Please request a key using your business or university email address.
We provide client libraries in several different languages that can be found at:
Documentation of how to use these libraries can be found at the link given above.
We additionally provide a stand alone command line utility for uploading files to the Cythereal MAGIC API.
Recommended installation method:
pip install cythereal-magic
This will create the
If you do not want to install via
pip, you can alternatively
download a stand alone executable from the table below.
cythereal-magic [--key=MAGIC_API_KEY] upload [--recursive] UPLOAD_PATH
--key option is not provided, the environment variable
MAGIC_API_KEY will be checked for the value of the key. If this
variable is missing or empty, the key will be interactively asked
Note that the
--key option MUST come before the upload keyword.
UPLOAD_PATH can be either a directory or a single file. If
UPLOAD_PATH is a directory, all files in the directory will be uploaded.
By default, directories will not be recursively traversed. This can be
changed by providing the
A Swagger UI for API documentation and interactive use can also be found at: