Uses new Rust 2021
|1.2.0||Nov 2, 2022|
#895 in Rust patterns
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Used in 3 crates
imageboard-downloader-rs a command-line multi image gallery downloader made in Rust with a very simple, yet extensible API.
It is a cross-platform tool with speed, simple cli interface and multiple simultaneous downloads as its main focus.
- OpenSSL >= 1.1.1
Currently you can install the latest version using
cargo install imageboard_downloader
Or by cloning this repository and building it yourself
git clone https://gitlab.com/FerrahWolfeh/imageboard-downloader-rs.git cd imageboard-downloader-rs cargo build --release cargo run --release -- "your_tag" "your_another_tag_(cool)" -o ~/
The final binary will be located at
To use the utility simply call it with space-separated tags
imageboard_downloader [OPTIONS] <TAGS>...
Or run with
cargo run -- [OPTIONS] <TAGS>...
See more details with
Download images from danbooru with specified tags:
In case you want to authenticate with danbooru, use the
--auth flag only once. Then all subsequent downloads will use authentication as well.
Download only images with "safe" rating from e621 (also works with danbooru/konachan):
imageboard_downloader -i e621 "ash_(pokemon)" "pikachu" --safe-mode
Download images from rule34 with 100 simultaneous downloads:
imageboard_downloader -i rule34 -d 100 "moe"
By default, the program will download files to your current dir with the following structure
./<gallery_name>/tag1+tag2+.../<file_md5>.png. In case you want to download files to another place use:
imageboard_downloader "kroos_(arknights)" -o /any/other/dir
This will save files in
If the specified directory does not exist, it will be created.
Save downloaded images with their id instead of md5 as filename:
imageboard_downloader -i e621 "wolf" "anthro" --id
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