Skip to main content

Simple manga console downloader

Project description

simple-manga-downloader

Simple manga console downloader written in python. Made for Linux but should work on any platform.

Currently supports:

Note: mangadex is the main supported site, the others might be maintained but they are not my top priority.

Allows you to download manga in 5 ways:

  • all chapters of a series
  • a range of chapters (from 5 to 15)
  • a selection of chapters (5, 7, 10, 20)
  • only the newest chapter
  • check for new chapters for the tracked manga

Additional features of the downloader:

  • It will check if a chapter on mangadex.org has multiple uploads by different groups and ask which one to download
  • It handles the MangaPlus chapters on mangadex
  • It can download the cover for the manga (off by default)
  • You can specify the language (mangadex only)
  • You can specify which chapters to exclude from the download
  • You can change the directory where the manga is saved
  • You can add ongoing manga to the tracked list for a easy way to check for new chapters
  • Config is saved as a .json for readability and easy modification
  • The downloader has a config "mode" that allows the modification of the config file without having to edit the .json manually
  • It can check for new available versions
  • It will remove (or replace) characters from titles that could cause problems, by default removes / \ | ? > < . : ? * (note that backslash \ needs to be escaped with another one \\)

Installation

Requirements

  • BeautifulSoup 4
  • requests

Releases form PyPI

Installing using pip will handle the requirements automatically. I would also recommend using pipx instead of just pip.

pip install simple-manga-downloader

Using the git repo

Installing using pip

To install from the master branch

pip install git+https://github.com/Kanjirito/simple-manga-downloader@master

Using the git repo without installing

Copy the repo, install the requirements and use the entry script in the main repo directory

cd path/to/repo
chmod +x SMD.py
pip install -r requirements.txt
./SMD.py [mode] [arguments]

USAGE

General info

The default manga download directory is ~/Manga this can be changed in the config file or in the command. The config directory is $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/SMD (~/.config/SMD if variable not set), you can specify a different config to be used like this:

SMD -c "path/to/config" mode arguments

Examples:

SMD -c "~/Downloader/config.json" down link_to_manga -l
SMD -c "~/Downloader/config.json" update

To create the config file the downloader needs to successfully finish. If you want to have the config created before you use the downloader you can do:

SMD conf

Details

For a more detailed explanation of the modes and their available arguments read the USAGE.md file in the git repo.

Changelog

Changelog can be found in CHANGELOG.md in the git repo.

Project details


Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Files for simple-manga-downloader, version 1.10.0
Filename, size File type Python version Upload date Hashes
Filename, size simple_manga_downloader-1.10.0-py3-none-any.whl (34.4 kB) File type Wheel Python version py3 Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size simple-manga-downloader-1.10.0.tar.gz (18.8 kB) File type Source Python version None Upload date Hashes View

Supported by

Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Google Google Object Storage and Download Analytics Sentry Sentry Error logging AWS AWS Cloud computing DataDog DataDog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV certificate StatusPage StatusPage Status page