Threads+Requests-Based DownloaderΒΆ

The threaded downloader leverages both python threads and the requests library. It is optimized for speed when use an already threaded applications. It provides the downloader API.

Its major use case is downloading lots of files quickly.


The proxy support for this downloader is incomplete. Due to limitations in the urllib3 library, HTTPS requests via an HTTPS proxy is not supported. However, all other permutations are.