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A Smart Download Manager for Python

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Python Smart Download Manager – pySmartDL

pySmartDL strives to be a full-fledged smart download manager for Python. Main features:

  • Built-in download acceleration (with the multipart downloading technique).
  • Mirrors support.
  • Pause/Unpause feature.
  • Speed limiting feature.
  • Hash checking.
  • Non-blocking, shows progress bar, download speed and eta.
  • Full support for custom headers and methods.
  • Python 3 Support


Using pip (recommended way)

Make sure python-pip is installed on you system. If you are using virtualenv, then pip is alredy installed into environments created by virtualenv. Run pip to install pySmartDL:

pip install pySmartDL

From Source

The pySmartDL package is installed from source using distutils in the usual way. Download the source distribution first. Unpack the source zip and run the following to install the package site-wide:

python install


Download is as simple as creating an instance and starting it:

from pySmartDL import SmartDL

url = “” dest = “C:\Downloads" # or ‘~/Downloads/’ on linux

obj = SmartDL(url, dest) obj.start() # [*] 0.23 Mb / 0.37 Mb @ 88.00Kb/s [##########——–] [60%, 2s left]

path = obj.get_dest()


  • Python 3.4 or greater.

Copyright (C) 2014-2019 Itay Brandes.

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