I'm working on telethon download_media and _download_document methods for downloading media from telegram. My code is something like this:
from telethon import TelegramClient api_id = 12345 api_hash = '0123456789abcdef0123456789abcdef' client = TelegramClient('anon', api_id, api_hash) async def main(): async for message in client.iter_messages('me'): print(message.id, message.text) # You can download media from messages, too! # The method will return the path where the file was saved. if message.photo: path = await message.download_media() print('File saved to', path) # printed after download is done with client: client.loop.run_until_complete(main())
But this code cannot download the media to a specific path, and How Can I get the name of file that saved
Docs of telethon shows that
download_media method accepts argument named
file, which is
The output file path, directory, or stream-like object. If the path exists and is a file, it will be overwritten. If file is the type bytes, it will be downloaded in-memory as a bytestring (e.g. file=bytes).
I do not have ability to test it, but something like replacing