Upload to nextcloud from url

At Owncloud there was an App, called OC Downloader. With this app you can upload Videos from YouTube, or other files from direct url to your cloud. Is this possible to add an feature to nextcloud to download files from url?

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Yeah, I used to love that feature, way back when it was in core, before it became an app (full disclosure: I was the one who originally requested it :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye: )

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Where is the Reference (GitHub) where it was removed? …and why?



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I hope they updated it, or this feature is in core again.

I meant when it was removed from core and for what reasons :sweat_smile:

…if it works with ownCloud 9.0 it should be fine with Nextcloud 9 :wink:

With OC 9 it works. With one of this two versions.

Ocdownloader running… No errors

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Wow. Ocdownloader let’s you use bittorrent/FTP/YouTube links, too? Awesome!

Yes. It works, but YouTube say me “wrong url” torrent and http download works good.

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I’ve asked the creator of OCdownloader several times already to provide an update for v9. The only thing which is not working is torrent download. (the torrent is downloaded but the file cache is not refreshed ) so the next/owncloud is not able to see newly downloaded torrents. is this the case for you as well?

Hello I would like to include OCdownloader app…

Unfortunately, only errors…

Does anyone bring it?

Or should I open a forum for it

The alone I do not believe that I get the is great ^^

I just find a solution for the problem that you mentioned. Add the following line to your config file of NextCloud/OwnCloud:

‘filesystem_check_changes’ => 1,

and it will update the folder once you entered it. (1 -> Check each file or folder at most once per request, recommended for general use if outside changes might happen.)


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I spent a whole day implementing OCdownloader…However, it works fine now. If you have any question, feel free to ask me at wen.hku@gmail.com

Which version of OC/NC do u have it working with ? Is every part of it working ? Url/YT/torrent ? Files visible after download automatically ?

The normal DL is OK
Youtube goes but not always error

this Nextcloud Errorlog
Could not find resource file “/apps/files/js/jquery.iframe-transport.js”

this php log error

sh: 1: -i: not found

Sorry ^^
I need you really ^^

Also here hello ^^

this version https://apps.owncloud.com/content/show.php/ocDownloader+(NG)?content=169974

Http:// Is OK
Youtube is NO
Torrent is OK


THX for Hlep me ^^

All things still working for me, only YouTube. It seems the downloader
missing this file in js folder from nextcloud. Maybe renamed or complete


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What version of nextcloud are u currently using ?

Latest Nextcloud 11.0.1.


I will try unsir’s recommendation and I will see if that works. I will put an update here afterwards.