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Automantic compress files after upload

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Django Compress Storage

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Custom ZipFileField for Django that auto compact file uploaded


.. code:: bash

pip install django-compress-storage

or by source code

.. code:: bash

git clone
python install


- Compress FileUpload storage file with Zip
- Delete old file that was compressed on zip
- Support for South Migrations
- Support Django 1.2+
- Celery 2.5+ support - async compress file with Celery
- Windows Support
- Linux support
- OSx support
- Support for Python3
- Support for Python2.6+


On my job we need save all upload files for 5 year. Losing a lot space
on server with this files, because this I created this application.

Django Settings Configurations

.. code:: python

FILE_COMPRESS_DELETE_OLD_FILE = True # to delete old files after compressed
FILE_COMPRESS_DELETE_OLD_FILE = False # to not delete old files after compressed

# Feature only for version v9.0+
FILE_COMPRESS_QUEUE = 'Celery' # by default queue is Celery, but you can change this with this var on settings



.. code:: python

# example

from django.db import models
from compress_storage import ZipFileField

class MyContent(models.Model):
name = models.CharField(max_length=150)
create_date = models.DateTimeField(auto_now=True)
upload_file = ZipFileField(upload_to='mycontent/')

def __unicode__(self):


.. code:: python

>>> from example.core import MyContent
>>> m = MyContent.objects.get(id=2)
>>> m.upload_file
<ZipCompressFieldFile: mycontent/test.txt>
>>> m.upload_file.compress()
>>> m.upload_file
<ZipCompressFieldFile: mycontent/>

Using with Celery

If Celery are installed on Site Packages. You just need create one
post\_save on your model to use async compress.

.. code:: python

# file

from django.db.models.signals import post_save

def auto_compress_file_on_post_save(sender, instance, **kargs):

post_save.connect(auto_compress_file_on_post_save, sender=MyContent)

If you don´t wanna use Celery async compress:

.. code:: python

def auto_compress_file_on_post_save(sender, instance, **kargs):

post_save.connect(auto_compress_file_on_post_save, sender=MyContent)


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