hello..i got some question about downloding and save the image from other server to my server and also change the file name.
i have no idea on it. i hope can get some help from here.

let say i have a url that pass back from the Picnik API like this:

http://www.picnik.com/file/abc.jpg

i would like to get this image physical files and save it into my server, and replace it to my original image.

how can i do it? using aspjepg? or aspsmart upload?

thanx..hope to hear from u all soon...
thank you very very much

right click on the image... save as... then upload it to your server or photobucket or imageshack.....

In photobucket you can put the URL in and then it uploads that photo to your account.

Done :)

Aren't you forgetting something cohen? What about copyrights?

oh.... and there's that..... didn't think about that....

for yenyen - you would need to check that with the domain webmaster.

Hi,
aside the mentioned restrictions, saving images on your server would be quite difficult. Usually the images are sent to the browser, that means you have to use a virtual browser in order to get the image onto your server. A browser receives all images, in this case your server would receive many images from the other server.

You guys sure give up easy :)

I wrote this little script for you guys, examples included.

<%
'Fetch and save this image
Call fetchDocument("http://www.iportalx.net/images/iportalx-welcome.gif", Server.MapPath("./"))

'Fetech and save this document
Call fetchDocument("http://www.daniweb.com/forums/thread153966.html", Server.MapPath("./"))


'Created by Drew Gauderman
'Website: [url]http://www.iportalx.net[/url]
Function fetchDocument(strDocURL, strSavePath)
	'Create the XMLHTTP object to fetch the image
	Set objXmlHTTP = Server.CreateObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP")

	'Get the image
	objXmlHTTP.Open "GET", strDocURL, False
	objXmlHTTP.Send

	'Create Stream object
	Dim objStream
	Set objStream = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Stream")

	With objStream
		'Specify stream type - we want To save binary data.
		.Type = 1

		'Open the stream And write binary data To the object
		.Open
		.Write objXmlHTTP.ResponseBody

		'Save binary data To disk
		.SaveToFile strSavePath & "/" & Mid(strDocURL, InstrRev(strDocURL, "/")), 2

		'Clean up objects
		.Close
	End WIth

	Set objXmlHTTP = Nothing
	Set objStream = Nothing
End Function
%>

Drew,

You rock! This is just what I was looking for... I was searching for a way to save webpage thumbnails created from websnapr.com for my website: <URL SNIPPED>

I could have used websnapr to dynamically create the thumbnails each time the page was loaded, but figured if I could save them it would be better/easier to controll.... also, by saving the images I can include them in my RSS feed (websnapr images dont work with RSS).

Anyhow, thanks Drew for your awesome and simple example... here's teh code I used:

<%
'Fetch and save this image
'Call fetchDocument("http://www.iportalx.net/images/iportalx-welcome.gif", Server.MapPath("./"), "myimagename.jpg")

'Fetech and save this document
'Call fetchDocument("http://www.daniweb.com/forums/thread153966.html", Server.MapPath("./"), "mydocumentname.doc"))


'Created by Drew Gauderman
'Website: [url]http://www.iportalx.net[/url]
Function fetchDocument(strDocURL, strSavePath, newImageName)
	'Create the XMLHTTP object to fetch the image
	Set objXmlHTTP = Server.CreateObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP")

	'Get the image
	objXmlHTTP.Open "GET", strDocURL, False
	objXmlHTTP.Send

	'Create Stream object
	Dim objStream
	Set objStream = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Stream")

	With objStream
		'Specify stream type - we want To save binary data.
		.Type = 1

		'Open the stream And write binary data To the object
		.Open
		.Write objXmlHTTP.ResponseBody

		'Save binary data To disk
		.SaveToFile strSavePath & "\" & newImageName

		'Clean up objects
		.Close
	End WIth

	Set objXmlHTTP = Nothing
	Set objStream = Nothing
End Function
%>

This way I can save the image to the path I want and also save the filename using a key-identifier with the record I'm saving... making it easy to dynamically create and delete.

Thanks again.

~Mikel

this is a solution how to save image from url to your server:
1. get Stream from URL using WebRequest class
2. Create Image object from stream using System.Drawing.Image.FromStream method
3. Save file on disk using System.Drawing.Image.Save method

details:
http://mxdev.blogspot.com/2008/12/get-image-by-url-net-aspnet.html

or you mean "server" is not the server from which code is executed?

hello..i got some question about downloding and save the image from other server to my server and also change the file name.
i have no idea on it. i hope can get some help from here.

let say i have a url that pass back from the Picnik API like this:

http://www.picnik.com/file/abc.jpg

i would like to get this image physical files and save it into my server, and replace it to my original image.

how can i do it? using aspjepg? or aspsmart upload?

thanx..hope to hear from u all soon...
thank you very very much

That is ASP.Net, and that is completely different from ASP. Might want to pay attention next time.

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