How do I download an object from an S3 bucket? - Amazon Simple Storage Service

How do I download an object from an S3 bucket?

This section explains how to use the Amazon S3 console to download objects from an S3 bucket.

Data transfer fees apply when you download objects. For information about Amazon S3 features, and pricing, see Amazon S3.

Important
  • If an object key name consists of a single period (.), or two periods (..), you can’t download the object using the Amazon S3 console. To download an object with a key name of “.” or “..”, you must use the AWS CLI, AWS SDKs, or REST API. For more information about naming objects, see Object Key Naming Guidelines in the Amazon Simple Storage Service Developer Guide.

  • You can download a single object per request using the Amazon S3 console. To download multiple objects, use the AWS CLI, AWS SDKs, or REST API.

To download an object from an S3 bucket

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon S3 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/s3/.

  2. In the Buckets list, choose the name of the bucket that you want to download an object from.

  3. You can download an object from an S3 bucket in any of the following ways:

    • Choose the name of the object that you want to download.

      On the Overview page, choose Download.

    • Choose the name of the object that you want to download and then choose Download or Download as from the Action menu.

    • Choose the name of the object that you want to download. Choose Latest version and then choose the download icon.