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instaLooter 0.9.0

Another API-less Instagram pictures and videos downloader.

Latest Version: 0.14.0

Not all treasure’s silver and gold, mate.

InstaLooter is a program that can download any picture or video associated from an Instagram profile, without any API access. It can be seen as a re-implementation of the now deprecated InstaRaider developed by @akurtovic.


BeautifulSoup HTML parsing
docopt CLI arguments parsing
progressbar2 Dynamic output in CLI
requests HTTP handling
six Python 2/3 compatibility
dateutil Date manipulation
hues Colored output


InstaLooter is available on PyPI to install with pip. If you are not familiar with the package management of the Python ecosystem, please see the Installation page of the online documentation.


InstaLooter comes with its CLI:

$ instaLooter <username> [<directory>] [options]
$ instaLooter hashtag <hashtag> [<directory>] [options]
$ instaLooter post <post_token> [<directory>] [options]


Download all pictures from the *instagram* profile in the current directory
$ instaLooter instagram

Download the latest 20 pictures or videos tagged with *python* to */tmp*
$ instaLooter hashtag python /tmp -n 20 -v -c MYLOGIN

Download a single post from an url in the current directory
$ instaLooter post "" .

See more at the Usage page of the online documentation.

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instaLooter-0.9.0.tar.gz (md5) Source 2017-04-21 31KB