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download-to-file v2.1.0

Download a file to disk programmatically


Download a file to disk programmatically.

Build status js-standard-style


npm install download-to-file --save


var download = require('download-to-file')

console.log('Downloading to /tmp/example.html')
download('', '/tmp/example.html', function (err, filepath) {
  if (err) throw err
  console.log('Download finished:', filepath)


download(url, filepath, callback)

Will download the content of the given url and store it in a file specified by filepath. When done, the callback will be called with an optional error object as the first argument and the filepath as the second argument.

If the server does not return a 200 HTTP status code, the callback will be called with an error and the file will not be stored on disk.



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