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download

Download and extract files

download

Download and extract files

See download-cli for the command-line version.

$ npm install --save download
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!');
});

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

Type: string

URL to download.

Type: string

Path to where your file will be written.

Same options as got in addition to the ones below.

Type: boolean
Default: false

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

MIT © Kevin Mårtensson