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Python download telegram media

# Download from Message
await app.download_media(message)

# Download from file id
await app.download_media(

# Keep track of the progress while downloading
async def progress(current, total):
    print(f"{current * 100 / total:.1f}%")

await app.download_media(message, progress=progress)
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  • message (Message | str) – Pass a Message containing the media, the media itself (,, …) or a file id as string.
  • file_name (str, optional) – A custom file_name to be used instead of the one provided by Telegram. By default, all files are downloaded in the downloads folder in your working directory. You can also specify a path for downloading files in a custom location: paths that end with “/” are considered directories. All non-existent folders will be created automatically.
  • in_memory (bool, optional) – Pass True to download the media in-memory. A binary file-like object with its attribute “.name” set will be returned. Defaults to False.
  • block (bool, optional) – Blocks the code execution until the file has been downloaded. Defaults to True.
  • progress (Callable, optional) – Pass a callback function to view the file transmission progress. The function must take (current, total) as positional arguments (look at Other Parameters below for a detailed description) and will be called back each time a new file chunk has been successfully transmitted.
  • progress_args (tuple, optional) – Extra custom arguments for the progress callback function. You can pass anything you need to be available in the progress callback scope; for example, a Message object or a Client instance in order to edit the message with the updated progress status.

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