gh-release-download - Man Page

Download release assets


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' 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>

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


Referenced By


Aug 2023 GitHub CLI manual