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WeTransfer command line utility.

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Python script for uploading and downloading wetransfer files from the command line. Inspired by upload-wetransfer by kraynel and wetransfer-upload by Spencer Cree <>.


  • Upload files or directories of files with or without authentication
  • Download file from url
  • Show progress of upload and download


pip install wetransferpy


git clone


Authenticate upload:

from wetransferpy import WeTransfer

wt = WeTransfer(username="",
                message='Hello from python',

Anonymous upload:

from wetransferpy import WeTransfer
wt = Wetransfer()
url = wt.uploadFile('')
print url

Upload Shell script usage:

wetranfer-upload -h

usage: wetransfer-upload [-h] [-b] [-u USERNAME] [-p PASSWORD] [-e EXPIRE]
                     [-c CHANNEL] [-r [RECEIVER [RECEIVER ...]]]
                     [-s SENDER] [-m MESSAGE] [-R]
                     files [files ...]

Uploads files or folders to WeTransfer.

positional arguments:
  files                 files or directory to send

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -b, --no-progressbar  Hide progress bar
  -u USERNAME, --username USERNAME
                        WeTransfer user account name
  -p PASSWORD, --password PASSWORD
                        WeTransfer password
  -e EXPIRE, --expire EXPIRE
                        File expiration
  -c CHANNEL, --channel CHANNEL
                        WeTransfer channel
  -r [RECEIVER [RECEIVER ...]], --receiver [RECEIVER [RECEIVER ...]]
                        emails of the receivers
  -s SENDER, --sender SENDER
                        email of the sender
  -m MESSAGE, --message MESSAGE
                        message to send
  -R, --recursive       recursive send

Download shell script usage:

wetranfer-download -u

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