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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-pleged smart download manager for Python. Main features:

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


Using pip

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 launching it:

import os
from pySmartDL import SmartDL

url = ""
dest = "C:\\Downloads\\" # or '~/Downloads/' on linux

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

path = obj.get_dest()


  • Python 2.6 or greater.
  • Python 3.0 or greater.
  • For versions before Python 3.2, the futures backport package is also required.

Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Itay Brandes.

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