The /file/decompress Robot
We can both archive and extract entire media libraries.
/file/decompress Robot extracts entire archives of files to be consumed by other Robots or exported as individual files.
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GeneralSpecifies which Step(s) to use as the input to this Robot.
Special Step namesA special Step name is
Providing several Steps as inputYou can add arrays to
Step bundlingSome Robots can gather several Step results for a single invocation. For example, the /file/compress Robot would normally create one Zip file for each file passed to it. If you'd set
This is a crucial parameter for the /video/adaptive Robot, otherwise you'll generate 1 playlist for each viewing quality.
Keep in mind that all input Steps must be present in your Template. If one of them is missing, no result is generated because the Robot waits indefinitely for all input Steps to be finished.
Group by originalSticking with the /file/compress Robot example, you can set
DemoSee a demo for the
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Our /file/decompress Robot can be used in combination with other Robots, to create powerful workflows unique to your use case. Here are a few example scenarios that you can try live on our website:
- Extract all images from an archive and resize them
- Automatically extract all files from an archive
- Automatically decompress uploaded archives
Blog posts about the /file/decompress Robot
We wrote the following posts about the /file/decompress Robot on our blog:
- Kicking Transloadit Into Gear for the New Year February 1, 2015
- Two New Robots and More Features March 30, 2012
Did you know?
You can easily combine Robots to create powerful workflows, unique to your business.
This is the power of Transloadit.