Backup your Flickr with this console app

v0.7.1 2014-12-21 17:51 UTC

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Backup your Flickr with this console app


Get the latest package and save it into the $PATH. PHP 5.3.0 or later is required.

wget https://github.com/michalsanger/cli-flickr-downloadr/releases/download/v0.7.1/flickr_downloadr.phar -O flickr_downloadr.phar
chmod u+x flickr_downloadr.phar
mv flickr_downloadr.phar /usr/local/bin/flickr_downloadr


Run just the app flickr_downloadr to get intro help:

Help screen

Use --help to get info about commands:

flickr_downloadr photoset:list --help


You don't have to write full command, it's enough if the prefix match one command. flickr_downloadr photoset:download, flickr_downloadr photoset:d or flickr_downloadr p:d are all the same.


At first, you have to allow access to your photos for this app:

flickr_downloadr authorize

There is a step by step tutorial with screenshots

Photosets list

Get a list of your albums:

flickr_downloadr photoset:list

List photosets

Read the documentation about photosets list.

Download a photoset

Use the photoset ID as argument for photoset:download command:

flickr_downloadr photoset:download 72157647129250803

Download photoset

Read the documentation about this command.