CURLINFO_SPEED_DOWNLOAD(3) Library Functions Manual CURLINFO_SPEED_DOWNLOAD(3)

CURLINFO_SPEED_DOWNLOAD - get download speed

#include <curl/curl.h>
CURLcode curl_easy_getinfo(CURL *handle, CURLINFO_SPEED_DOWNLOAD,
                           double *speed);

Pass a pointer to a double to receive the average download speed that curl measured for the complete download. Measured in bytes/second.

CURLINFO_SPEED_DOWNLOAD_T(3) is a newer replacement that returns a more sensible variable type.

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int main(void)
{
  CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
  if(curl) {
    CURLcode res;
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com");
    /* Perform the request */
    res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
    if(!res) {
      double speed;
      res = curl_easy_getinfo(curl, CURLINFO_SPEED_DOWNLOAD, &speed);
      if(!res) {
        printf("Download speed %.0f bytes/sec\n", speed);
      }
    }
  }
}

Added in 7.4.1. Deprecated since 7.55.0.

Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, and CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.

CURLINFO_SIZE_UPLOAD_T(3), CURLINFO_SPEED_UPLOAD(3), curl_easy_getinfo(3), curl_easy_setopt(3)

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