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#1 2015-03-19 17:14:22

Registered: 2015-03-19
Posts: 8

Download Image size(file size) is different from the original

We use the Rest API method "Downloads_GetLink" to obtain the download link then make a subsequent request using the url obtained (from Downloads_GetLink), to download files. However, the download file is much smaller in file size  than the one in IMS. The resolutions of the two files match but the file size is significantly different.

Can you please let me know how we could obtain the original file through the API?


#2 2015-06-03 13:45:11

Third Light Staff
Registered: 2013-06-06
Posts: 96

Re: Download Image size(file size) is different from the original

Hi Nishan,

Downloads.GetLink can be used to download the full file, however the byte size may differ from the original upload due to updates when metadata is written to it - this might remove padding from metadata segments or enable lossless compression in some formats.



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