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Sets the maximum download speed.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
CURL 2.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "CURL.SetOptionMaxRecvSpeed"; curl; Value )   More

(old name: CURL.SetOptionMaxRecvSpeedLarge)


Parameter Description Example
curl The CURL session handle. $curl
Value The maximum download speed in bytes per second. 50000


Returns "OK" on success.


Sets the maximum download speed.
If a download exceeds this speed (counted in bytes per second) on cumulative average during the transfer, the transfer will pause to keep the average rate less than or equal to the parameter value. Defaults to unlimited speed.

See also MAX_RECV_SPEED option in CURL manual.


Slow down to 5 KB/s:

Set Variable [$r; Value: MBS( "CURL.SetOptionMaxRecvSpeed"; $curl; 5000 ) ]

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 17th June 2022

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