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A simple downloader written in Python with an awesome progressbar.

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A simple downloader written in Python with an awesome progressbar.

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The package is available in PyPi here

Install it using

pip install downloader-cli

If you want to manuall install, clone the repo and run the following command

sudo python install


downloader-cli requires just one external module.

Use the requirements.txt file to install them.

pip install -r requirements.txt

Run the command with sudo if you get permission denied.


The script also allows some other values from the commandline.

usage: [-h] [-o] URL [des]

positional arguments:
  URL         URL of the file
  des         The name of the file to be saved with.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help  show this help message and exit
  -o          Overwrite if the file already exists else, try to resume

Use It

Want to use it in your project?

Just include the file in your project directory and import it. It's simple to use it.

from download import Download

Above is the simplest way to use it in your app. The other arguments are optional.


The module takes 5 arguments.

Name required default
des No None (Current directory is selected and the name is extracted from the URL)
overwrite No False
icon_done No
icon_left No

In case you want to experiment with the progress bar's icons, here's an example.

This is when I passed icon_done as # and icon_left as space.

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