Script for downloading music from vkontakte

Vkontakte audio download

A quick search of corresponding python script doesn't give results. In post on habra link is broken. So i decided to write my own bicycle, it is avaliable here.

Launch (needs installed python interpreter):


Tested on python 2.6 and 2.7. No external libraries required.


Script checks saved access_token. If it doesn't exists or expired, then page with authorisation is opened in browser. After confirmation you will be redirected to . It is needed to copy this url and paste to script console. After that downloading is started. If audio track is present on disk - no downloading happens for it.

You account info will be requested by application with app_id = 3358129. It is possible to create your own Standalone-application with audio access at And replace APP_ID with yours.

Script avaliable here:

Script code:

Published: Feb. 4, 2013
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