Download file step

# What to use the Download file step for

Use the Download File step to download images from Instagram and even grab files from legacy systems with no API. This step is a ubiquitous step designed to work with file download links. If you would like to know how to download files from a website, please follow this link for instructions.

Currently, the Upload and Download steps only work with the Axiom Desktop Application. However, you can install the app by clicking click here. (opens new window)

We now have Google drive steps that allow you to upload and download files in the cloud.

You can use this step to download files from:

  • Amazon Seller Central
  • Social media platforms like Instagram or Youtube
  • Digital Asset management sites
  • Government websites
  • E-commerce stores

# How to configure the download file step

# Select

Select the file link. You do this with the selector tool, click 'Select'. The display will transform to the selector tool. Next, click on the link you wish to download your file from and confirm your choice.

The Single selector tool comes with several valuable features accessed by clicking custom:

  • Ability to use custom CSS selectors
  • 'Use element text' allows you to click buttons based on the button text i.e. 'Submit'
  • Pass CSS selectors in from data sources like a Google Sheet

Watch these video guides to learn more about the selector tool.

# Folder

Set a folder to download into, copy and paste a path to the folder or use the 'select' button to find the folder. Click 'Insert data' if you wish to pass file path from a data source into this step.

# Filename

Renaming files is simple. You can type a path or pass a token into the field. A Token could be data from a Google Sheet.

Configuration settings

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