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A python tool to download instagram users media.

Project description

Instagram Photos/Videos/Stories downloader

A python tool to download instagram users media including their photos, videos and statuses/highlights. Requires Python2.7

Features

  • Downloading of multiple users media is supported.
  • Doesn't use Instagram API.
  • Runs on Windows and Linux.

Installation

This tool can be installed via pip

$ pip install insta-scraper

Upgrade

If you are using older version of insta-scraper then you can upgrade it by using below command

$ pip install --upgrade insta-scraper

Usage

To download a single user media

$ insta-scraper -u YOUR_INSTAGRAM_USERNAME -t TARGET_USERNAME

To download multiple users media

$ insta-scraper -u YOUR_INSTAGRAM_USERNAME -t TARGET_USERNAME TARGET_USERNAME1

Or you can even specify a file that contains target usernames seperated by newline.

$ insta-scraper -u YOUR_INSTAGRAM_USERNAME -f target_users.txt

You can execute below command to download all your instagram friends media once.

$ insta-scraper -u YOUR_INSTAGRAM_USERNAME

Here are the helpful arguments.


-u/--user		Instagram username which will be used for login

-t/--target-users	To specify one or more users followed by a space

-f/--filename		Filename containing instagram usernames followed by newline

-o/--output-dir		Output directory to store user's media.

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