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Downloads a file from device.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
ImageCapture 8.3 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "ImageCapture.Download"; FileName { ; Folder; DeleteAfterDownload } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
FileName The file name of the media file to download. "IMG1234.JPG"
Folder Path of destination folder.
If empty, we use temporary folder.
"/Users/cs/Download" Optional
DeleteAfterDownload Pass 1 to delete file on device after successful download. 0 Optional


Returns file path or error.


Downloads a file from device.
On success returns native file path of downloaded file.
You can import file e.g. with Files.ReadFile.

You can use ImageCapture.MediaFilenames to learn list of file names.

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Created 4th June 2018, last changed 1st August 2019

ImageCapture.DevicesJSON - ImageCapture.Features

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