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wgetter 0.5.1

Another command line download utility written in python

About

Wgetter is another command line download utility written completely in python. It is based on python-wget (https://bitbucket.org/techtonik/python-wget/src) with some improvements.

It works on python >= 2.6 or python >=3.0 Runs on Windows or Linux

Usage

python -m wgetter <URL>

API Usage

>>> import wgetter
>>> filename = wgetter.download('https://sites.google.com/site/doctormike/pacman-1.2.tar.gz', outdir='/home/user')
100 % [====================================================>] 19.9KiB / 19.9KiB  100.0KiB/s  eta 0:00:01
>>> filename
'/home/user/pacman-1.2.tar.gz'

Obs.: If not set, output directory (outdir) defaults to current directory

Installation

Using PIP:

pip install wgetter

Manually:

Get the tarball at

https://github.com/phoemur/wgetter/tarball/0.5.1

or git clone

git clone https://github.com/phoemur/wgetter.git

Then

python setup.py install

Changelog

0.5.1 (2014-08-25)
  • Added improved bar and estimated transfer time
0.3 (2014-03-08)
  • Added the option to set download’s output directory
0.2 (2014-03-06)
  • Init version, uses urllib2 instead of urlretrieve (deprecated), reads in chunks with network transfer rate calculation. Fancy bar. Human readable file-sizes. Checks Md5 if available and download final size. It’s a heavy modification of python-wget made for my needs that i decided to share.
 
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