ExternalStorageDownload

ExternalStorageDownload[location]

downloads content from the specified location.

ExternalStorageDownload[location,file]

downloads content from the specified location to a local file.

ExternalStorageDownload[ExternalStorageObject[],file]

downloads content from the specified ExternalStorageObject.

ExternalStorageDownload[ExternalStorageObject[],file]

downloads content from the specified ExternalStorageObject to a local file.

Details and Options

  • The default external storage is given by $ExternalStorageBase.
  • Possible values for location include regular file paths and IPFS content identifiers (CID).

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Download a file from the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS):

Import the downloaded content:

Scope  (4)

ExternalStorageObject  (1)

Download a file from the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) by providing an ExternalStorageObject:

Location  (2)

CID  (1)

Download a file from the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) by providing its content identifier (CID):

Path  (1)

Upload a file to Dropbox:

Download a file from Dropbox by providing its location path:

TargetPath  (1)

Download a file from the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) to a specific local path:

Options  (2)

ExternalStorageBase  (2)

Dropbox  (1)

Upload a file to Dropbox:

Download a file from Dropbox:

IPFS  (1)

Download a file from the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS):

Properties & Relations  (1)

CopyFile also supports an ExternalStorageObject as a file specification to download it to a local path:

Introduced in 2020
 (12.1)