gh release download

gh release download [<tag>] [flags]

Download assets from a GitHub release.

Without an explicit tag name argument, assets are downloaded from the latest release in the project. In this case, --pattern or --archive is required.


-A, --archive <format>
Download the source code archive in the specified format (zip or tar.gz)
Overwrite existing files of the same name
-D, --dir <directory> (default ".")
The directory to download files into
-O, --output <file>
The file to write a single asset to (use "-" to write to standard output)
-p, --pattern <stringArray>
Download only assets that match a glob pattern
Skip downloading when files of the same name exist

Options inherited from parent commands

-R, --repo <[HOST/]OWNER/REPO>
Select another repository using the [HOST/]OWNER/REPO format


# download all assets from a specific release
$ gh release download v1.2.3

# download only Debian packages for the latest release
$ gh release download --pattern '*.deb'

# specify multiple file patterns
$ gh release download -p '*.deb' -p '*.rpm'

# download the archive of the source code for a release
$ gh release download v1.2.3 --archive=zip

See also