Amazon S3 Glacier
Developer Guide (API Version 2012-06-01)

Downloading an Archive in Amazon S3 Glacier

Amazon S3 Glacier (Glacier) provides a management console, which you can use to create and delete vaults. However, you cannot download archives from Glacier by using the management console. To download data, such as photos, videos, and other documents, you must either use the AWS CLI or write code to make requests, by using either the REST API directly or by using the AWS SDKs.

For information about using Glacier with the AWS CLI, see AWS CLI Reference for Glacier. To install the AWS CLI, see AWS Command Line Interface. The following Downloading an Archive topics describe how to download archives to Glacier by using the AWS SDK for Java, the AWS SDK for .NET, and the REST API.