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PyFlickr - Unofficial Flickr API

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PyFlickr - An Unofficial Flickr API


PyPI - Python Version License: MIT

PyFlickr provides python-developers to access to user, albums, photos and other public information from Flickr website. You can customize these to fit your requirements. This API also provide an easy way to download public photos and albums.

๐Ÿ“• Setup

To install PyFlickr, simply use pip:

$ pip install PyFlickr

Then, before using, you have to download Chromedriver to driver folder and unzip it.

$ mkdir driver
$ cd driver
$ curl -O{VERSION}/chromedriver_{OS}.zip
$ unzip chromedriver_{OS}.zip

Remember to update{VERSION}with the latest version and{OS}with your computer OS.

For example:

# version 2.41 on Mac
$ curl -O
# version 2.41 on Windows
$ curl -O

๐Ÿ“— Getting Start

Start by importing module - PyFlickr:

from pyflickr import PyFlickr

๐Ÿ“˜ Documentation

PyFlickr provides 5 features : User Information, Photo Size Information, Photo Direct Url, Download Single Photo, Download Single Album.

โ—๏ธ For more details, please see PyFlickr Guide .

Example :

# This example shows : Download all of albums of one user in a new folder named "ResultFolder"

from pyflickr import PyFlickr

user = PyFlickr.getUser('139958401@N06')
result = user.getAlbums(limit_trigger = False)
albums = result['Albums_Result']
for album_data in albums:
	album_url = album_data['url']
	PyFlickr.singleAlbum_DL(album_url = album_url, folder_path='ResultFolder')

๐Ÿ“™ Development

It's simple to run PyFlickr on your computer. Follow instruction below step-by-step:

$ git clone
$ cd PyFlickr
$ pip install -r requirements.txt

Then, as mentioned previously, please setup your Chromedriver (see Setup).

๐Ÿ“ License

Licensed under MIT license.

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