Amazon Simple Storage Service
Console User Guide (API Version 2006-03-01)

Downloading an Object


This is the User Guide for the old Amazon S3 console. If you are looking for the User Guide for the new Amazon S3 console, see Welcome to the New Amazon S3 Console User Guide.  

This section explains how to use the Amazon S3 console to download an object from Amazon S3 to your computer.


Data transfer fees apply when you download objects.

To download an object

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon S3 console at

  2. Right-click the object you want to download, and then click Download.

  3. Right-click the word Download, and then click Save Link As...

  4. Navigate to the folder on your system where you want to download the object, and then click Save.

    When the download is complete, click OK to return to the console.