In this article I will explain with an example, how to download file from URL in Console (Command) Application using C# and VB.Net.
First, the File will be downloaded from the URL using WebClient class and then will be saved in a Folder (Directory) using C# and VB.Net.
The following file will be used in this article.
You will need to import the following namespace.
Downloading File from URL
Inside the Main method, the file is downloaded from the URL using DownloadFile method of the WebClient class.
It accepts the following two parameters:
address – The URL of the file to be downloaded.
fileName – Path of the Folder (Directory) where the file will be downloaded.
static void Main(string args)
ServicePointManager.Expect100Continue = true;
ServicePointManager.SecurityProtocol = (SecurityProtocolType)3072;
WebClient webClient = new WebClient();
ServicePointManager.Expect100Continue = True
ServicePointManager.SecurityProtocol = CType(3072, SecurityProtocolType)
Dim webClient As WebClient = New WebClient()