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Download an given URL

  • url (str) – URL to download

  • path (str, optional) – Destination path to store downloaded file. By default stores to the current directory with same name as in url.

  • overwrite (bool, optional) – Whether to overwrite destination file if already exists.

  • sha1_hash (str, optional) – Expected sha1 hash in hexadecimal digits. Will ignore existing file when hash is specified but doesn’t match.

  • retries (integer, default 5) – The number of times to attempt the download in case of failure or non 200 return codes

  • verify_ssl (bool, default True) – Verify SSL certificates.


The file path of the downloaded file.

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