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Python Script for downloading hundreds of Google images to the local hard disk

Python Script for downloading hundreds of Google images to the local hard disk

Google Images Download

Python Script for 'searching' and 'downloading' hundreds of Google images to the local hard disk!

Python Script to download hundreds of images from 'Google Images'. It is a ready-to-run code!

Summary

This is a command line python program to search keywords/key-phrases on Google Images and optionally download images to your computer. You can also invoke this script from another python file.

This is a small and ready-to-run program. No dependencies are required to be installed if you would only want to download up to 100 images per keyword. If you would want more than 100 images per keyword, then you would need to install Selenium library along with chromedriver. Detailed instructions in the troubleshooting section.

Compatibility

This program is compatible with both the versions of python - 2.x and 3.x (recommended). It is a download-and-run program with no changes to the file. You will just have to specify parameters through the command line.

Installation

You can use one of the below methods to download and use this repository.

Using pip

$ pip install google_images_download

Manually using CLI

$ git clone https://github.com/hardikvasa/google-images-download.git
$ cd google-images-download && sudo python setup.py install

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