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sxm is a 100% unofficial project and you use it at your own risk. It is designed to be used for personal use with a small number of users listening to it at once. Similar to playing music over a speak from the radio directly. Using sxm-player in any corporate setting, to attempt to pirate music, or to try to make a profit off your subscription may result in you getting in legal trouble.

sxm-client is a Python library designed to help write applications for the popular XM Radio service.


  • A simple HTTP Proxy server that can serve HLS streams for sxm-client channels

  • Python sxm Client

  • Python classes for interface with sxm channel data

For details on usage and installation, see the documentation.

sxm-client is designed to be a bare bones library to setup an anonymous HLS stream. For a more in-depth applications, check out sxm-player.


Huge props to andrew0 <> for for reverse engineering the original SXM APIs used

This package was created with Cookiecutter and the audreyr/cookiecutter-pypackage project template.