Steamship is an SDK and hosting platform for AI Agents and Tools.

Follow our Agent Guidebook for a complete tutorial.

Steamship in 30 seconds

The best way to start is to make a simple package:

Start from our Multimodal Agent Template

Clone our starter repository:

git clone

Create a virtual environment and install dependencies:

python3 -m venv venv
source venv/bin/activate
pip install -r requirements.txt
pip install -r

Then run:

ship run local

An ngrok account is required to run this command.

Now that you’ve interacted with your new agent, you’re ready to start modifying it in src/

See the Agent Guidebook for details.