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Google Drive direct download of big files.

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Download a large file from Google Drive.


Download a large file from Google Drive.
If you use curl/wget, it fails with a large file because of the security warning from Google Drive. Supports downloading from Google Drive folders (max 50 files per folder).


pip install gdown


From Command Line

$ gdown --help
usage: gdown [-h] [-V] [-O OUTPUT] [-q] [--fuzzy] [--id]  [--proxy PROXY]
             [--speed SPEED] [--no-cookies] [--no-check-certificate]
             [--continue] [--folder]

$ # a large file (~500MB)
$ gdown
$ # gdown --id 1l_5RK28JRL19wpT22B-DY9We3TVXnnQQ
$ md5sum fcn8s_from_caffe.npz

$ # a small file
$ gdown
$ cat spam.txt

$ # download with fuzzy extraction of a file ID
$ gdown --fuzzy ''
$ cat spam.txt

$ # --fuzzy option also works with Microsoft Powerpoint files
$ gdown --fuzzy ""

$ # a folder
$ gdown -O /tmp/folder --folder

$ # as an alternative to curl/wget
$ gdown -O ip.json
$ cat ip.json
  "origin": ""

$ # write stdout and pipe to extract
$ gdown -O - --quiet | tar zxvf -
$ ls gdown-4.0.0

From Python

import gdown

url = ''
output = '20150428_collected_images.tgz', output, quiet=False)

md5 = 'fa837a88f0c40c513d975104edf3da17'
gdown.cached_download(url, output, md5=md5, postprocess=gdown.extractall)

url = ''
gdown.download_folder(url, quiet=True, no_cookies=True)



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