how to download internet files by python ?

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Tue Jan 8 06:04:54 CET 2013


In article <mailman.259.1357620254.2939.python-list at python.org>,
 Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> wrote:

> On 07Jan2013 20:19, iMath <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 !!!
> 
> Look at urllib2.

Even better, look at requests 
(http://docs.python-requests.org/en/latest/).  There's nothing you can 
do with requests that you can't do with urllib2, but the interface is a 
whole lot easier to work with.



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