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Name Type Description
URL String URL of the content to be downloaded
FileName String Specifies where to download the file, if this parameter is empty then the default download location specified in Options is used
Headers ISDBStringList Custom request headers to send (e.g. "Accept-Language: en-us")
Body String Body to POST, if the Body is empty string then HTTP GET is used otherwise HTTP POST method is used
AddToLibrary Boolean If this parameter is TRUE then the downloaded track will be added to MediaMonkey library
Title String Track title to show in the downloader (under the 'Downloads' node in Media Tree)
Album String Track album to show in the downloader (under the 'Downloads' node in Media Tree)
Artist String Track artist to show in the downloader (under the 'Downloads' node in Media Tree)
Genre String Track genre to show in the downloader (under the 'Downloads' node in Media Tree)

Method description

Initializes download of a file on the background.

To manipulate with the initialized download and for getting download progress use the others methods of SDBDownloader class. If you want to get an URL content directly to String then use ISDBDownloader::GetURLContentEx

Added in MediaMonkey

Example code

Option Explicit
Dim UI  : Set UI = SDB.UI
Sub OnStartUp()
    Dim mnuTest
    Set mnuTest = SDB.UI.AddMenuItem(SDB.UI.Menu_Edit, 0, 0)
    mnuTest.Caption = SDB.Localize("Download Script")
    mnuTest.OnClickFunc = "SDBOnClick"
    mnuTest.UseScript = Script.ScriptPath
    Script.RegisterEvent SDB, "OnDownloadFinished", "SDBDownloadFinished"
End Sub
Sub SDBDownloadFinished( URL, Success, ResponseCode)
    if Success then
      MsgBox("Download has finished successfuly for the URL:"&URL)
      MsgBox("Download has failed for the URL:"&URL&", ResponseCode = "&ResponseCode)
    end if  
End Sub
Sub SDBOnClick(Item)   
  Dim Headers
  Set Headers = SDB.NewStringList 
  Headers.Add "Accept-Language: en-us"
  Headers.Add "My-Header: My Custom Header Content"
  SDB.Downloader.DownloadFileEx "", "c:\Temp\headers.html", Headers, "My Post body", false, "title", "album", "artist", "genre"
End Sub

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