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Command line executable that downloads files
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  • Posted: Tue, Aug 14, 2012
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I require a Windows command line executable to be built that simply downloads files (much like wget for linux). The executable needs to update a text file every 0.5 or 1 second with download status information in JSON format. It should be able to download multiple files concurrently and active downloads should be pausable and resumable. Files with the same basename but different URL paths should be renamed accordingly.

Command line usage:

Start downloading URL:
C:\> downloader.exe -s   [obscured]  /myfile.zip

Pause download:
C:\> downloader.exe -p   [obscured]  /myfile.zip

Delete finished or incomplete download:
C:\> downloader.exe -d   [obscured]  /myfile.zip

Resume download:
C:\> downloader.exe -r   [obscured]  /myfile.zip

The application's directory structure should look something like this:

downloads/ (active, paused & completed downloads)

active_downloads.txt - the text file containing download status informatio...

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