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Feature Request : Filename parameter for progressive downloads

Alexandre St-Jacques 2016-12-18 05:06:36 UTC in Nimble Streamer

Hi team,

I'm currently facing an issue where I'm naming my files with their quality to easily manage them, but when making a user download the file, they receive it as "1080.mp4", "720.mp4".

Could it be possible to add a "filename=test_file_name" as a parameter for progressive download. Dots should not be allowed in the title and it should get the extension from the original file.

This can be achieved by adding the header :
Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=test_file_name.mp4

Thank you for all your hard work!

Alex Pokotilo 2016-12-19 02:22:16 UTC

If display name is a problem please try to workaround it on your player

Alexandre St-Jacques 2016-12-23 13:37:18 UTC

The problem is for the download. There's a lot of security on browser side and since we are doing CORS, we have no way of manipulating the file name other than changing the name on the server side.

Alex Pokotilo 2016-12-24 01:21:55 UTC

Unfortunately I still don't get how file name change help you

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