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Python | Getting pictures from Instagram

In this post you will learn how you can save pictures from Instagram account in your PC using Python.

You just need to install "instalooter" into your Python packages and run the command. There are many specific commands you can use and here I'll show you the most used ones.

InstaLooter is a program that can download any picture or video associated from an Instagram profile, without any API access.

pip install instalooter


#1) Download all pictures from the XXXYYY profile in the current directory:

instalooter user XXXYYY

#2) Download the latest 20 pictures or videos tagged with python to /tmp:

instalooter hashtag python /tmp -n 20 --get-videos -c MYLOGIN

#3) Download the last five photos:

instalooter -n 5 user

Practical example:

And here you have the photos:

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