PycURL is a Python interface to libcurl, the multiprotocol file
transfer library. Similarly to the urllib Python module,
PycURL can be used to fetch objects identified by a URL from a Python program.
Beyond simple fetches however PycURL exposes most of the functionality of
Speed - libcurl is very fast and PycURL, being a thin wrapper above
libcurl, is very fast as well. PycURL was benchmarked to be several
times faster than requests.
Features including multiple protocol support, SSL, authentication and
proxy options. PycURL supports most of libcurl’s callbacks.
Although not an official support venue, Stack Overflow has been
popular with some PycURL users.
Bugs can be reported via GitHub. Please use GitHub only for bug
reports and direct questions to our mailing list instead.
PycURL is dual licensed under the LGPL and an MIT/X derivative license
based on the libcurl license. The complete text of the licenses is available
in COPYING-LGPL and COPYING-MIT files in the source distribution.