Downloading multiple files at once?

Hello friends

perhaps you may have some experience in this area: I am presenting a user with multiple links to download files stored in a bucket. the user might want to download 20 of them at once. asking the user to right click and “save as” a link 20 times might be exceedingly cumbersome for them. is there a way of asking them to download all the files to a particular folder in one hit? just a brief pointer is all that i’m looking.

chrs

Ben

Hi Ben,

I don’t know of any storage service that implements downloading multiple files at the same time. The way this problem is typically solved is by downloading each file individually on the server side (can be parallelized), wrapping them in a zip file, and sending that zip file to the user to download (e.g. using send_file).

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