Download objects are dispatched by page via the page.on("download") event.
All the downloaded files belonging to the browser context are deleted when the browser context is closed.
Download event is emitted once the download starts. Download path becomes available once download completes:
with page.expect_download() as download_info:
download = download_info.value
# wait for download to complete
path = download.path()
async with page.expect_download() as download_info:
await page.get_by_text("Download file").click()
download = await download_info.value
# waits for download to complete
path = await download.path()
cancelAdded in: v1.13
Cancels a download. Will not fail if the download is already finished or canceled. Upon successful cancellations,
download.failure() would resolve to
deleteAdded in: v1.8
Deletes the downloaded file. Will wait for the download to finish if necessary.
failureAdded in: v1.8
Returns download error if any. Will wait for the download to finish if necessary.
pageAdded in: v1.12
Get the page that the download belongs to.
pathAdded in: v1.8
Returns path to the downloaded file in case of successful download. The method will wait for the download to finish if necessary. The method throws when connected remotely.
Note that the download's file name is a random GUID, use download.suggested_filename to get suggested file name.
save_asAdded in: v1.8
Copy the download to a user-specified path. It is safe to call this method while the download is still in progress. Will wait for the download to finish if necessary.
Path where the download should be copied.
suggested_filenameAdded in: v1.8
Returns suggested filename for this download. It is typically computed by the browser from the
Content-Disposition response header or the
download attribute. See the spec on whatwg. Different browsers can use different logic for computing it.
urlAdded in: v1.8
Returns downloaded url.