how to download internet files by python ?

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Tue Jan 8 16:19:49 CET 2013


On 2013-01-08 05:00, Rodrick Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 11:19 PM, iMath <redstone-cold at 163.com
> <mailto:redstone-cold at 163.com>> wrote:
>
>     for example ,if I want to download this file ,how to implement the
>     download functionality by python ?
>
>     http://down.51voa.com/201208/se-ed-foreign-students-friends-16aug12.mp3
>
>     as for  download speed ,of course ,the fast ,the better ,so how to
>     implement it ?
>
>     It would be better to show me an example :) thanks !!!
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>
> #!/usr/bin/python
> import urllib2
> if __name__ == '__main__':
>
> fileurl='http://down.51voa.com/201208/se-ed-foreign-students-friends-16aug12.mp3'
>
>      mp3file = urllib2.urlopen(fileurl)
>      with open('outfile.mp3','wb') as output:
>          output.write(mp3file.read())
>
Why not just use urlretrieve?



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