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Download and extract files

7.1.0  •  Updated 1 years ago  •  by Kevin Mårtensson  •  MIT License

Download and extract files

See download-cli for the command-line version.

Install

$ npm install download

Usage

const fs = require('fs');
const download = require('download');

download('http://unicorn.com/foo.jpg', 'dist').then(() => {
	console.log('done!');
});

download('http://unicorn.com/foo.jpg').then(data => {
	fs.writeFileSync('dist/foo.jpg', data);
});

download('unicorn.com/foo.jpg').pipe(fs.createWriteStream('dist/foo.jpg'));

Promise.all([
	'unicorn.com/foo.jpg',
	'cats.com/dancing.gif'
].map(x => download(x, 'dist'))).then(() => {
	console.log('files downloaded!');
});

API

download(url, [destination], [options])

Returns both a Promise<Buffer> and a Duplex stream with additional events.

url

Type: string

URL to download.

destination

Type: string

Path to where your file will be written.

options

Type: Object

Same options as got and decompress in addition to the ones below.

extract

Type: boolean
Default: false

If set to true, try extracting the file using decompress.

filename

Type: string

Name of the saved file.

proxy

Type: string

Proxy endpoint.

License

MIT © Kevin Mårtensson

Popularity

Maintenance

Development

Last ver 2 years ago
Created 7 years ago
Last commit 2 months ago
9 days between commits

Technology

Node version: 8.11.3
6.7K unpacked

Compliance

MIT License
OSI Approved
0 vulnerabilities

Contributors

24 contributors
Kevin Martensson
Maintainer, 210 commits, 13 merges, 2 PRs
Works at imagemin yeoman
Shinnosuke Watanabe
Maintainer, 29 commits, 1 merges, 3 PRs
Sindre Sorhus
Maintainer, 11 commits, 4 merges
silverwind
Maintainer, 6 commits, 1 merges, 1 PRs
Vsevolod Strukchinsky
Maintainer, 3 commits, 2 PRs
Works at Yandex
Tim Schaub
2 commits, 2 PRs
Works at Planet Labs

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