Supported formats

mangadex-downloader can download in different formats, here a list of supported formats.

raw

This is default format of mangadex-downloader. It’s just bunch of images stored in each chapter folders.

Structure files

raw format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📂Volume. 1 Chapter. 1
 ┃ ┣ 🖼️images
 ┣ 📂Volume. 1 Chapter. 2
 ┃ ┣ 🖼️images
 ┗ 🖼️cover.jpg

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here"

raw-volume

Same as raw format, except all chapters wrapped into each volumes.

Structure files

raw-volume format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📂Volume. 1
 ┃ ┣ 🖼️images
 ┣ 📂No Volume
 ┃ ┣ 🖼️images
 ┗ 🖼️cover.jpg

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as raw-volume

raw-single

Same as raw format, except all chapters wrapped into single folder.

Structure files

raw-single format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📂Volume. 1 Chapter. 1 - Volume. 1 Chapter. 2
 ┃ ┣ 🖼️images
 ┗ 🖼️cover.jpg

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as raw-single

tachiyomi

Same as raw format, except it has additional file “details.json” to provide additional info for manga.

If you don’t know tachiyomi, it’s android app for reading manga and it’s open source !. You can learn more here

You can read here for instruction how to create local manga in tachiyomi.

NOTE: mangadex-downloader are not affliated with tachiyomi, the app only provide custom format for tachiyomi local manga.

Structure files

tachiyomi format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📂Volume. 1 Chapter. 1
 ┃ ┣ 🖼️images
 ┣ 📂Volume. 1 Chapter. 2
 ┃ ┣ 🖼️images
 ┣ 🖼️cover.jpg
 ┗ 📜details.json

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "tachiyomi"

tachiyomi-zip

Same as tachiyomi except, all images in each chapter will stored in ZIP file.

Structure files

tachiyomi-zip format files look like this

📦 Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┣ 📜details.json
 ┣ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 1.cbz
 ┗ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 2.cbz

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "tachiyomi-zip"

pdf

All images in each chapter will be converted to PDF file (.pdf)

Structure files

pdf format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┣ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 1.pdf
 ┗ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 2.pdf

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "pdf"

pdf-volume

Same as pdf, except all chapters wrapped into each volumes PDF file.

Structure files

pdf-volume format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┣ 📜Volume. 1.pdf
 ┗ 📜Volume. 2.pdf

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "pdf-volume"

pdf-single

same as pdf format, except all chapters wrapped into single PDF file

Structure files

pdf-single format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┗ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 1 - Volume. 1 Chapter. 2.pdf

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "pdf-single"

cbz

This is Comic Book Archive format. Comic Book Archive is a type of archive file for the purpose of sequential viewing of images, commonly for comic books. wikipedia

It has additional file (ComicInfo.xml) inside of .cbz file, useful for showing details of the manga (if an reader support it).

This format was based of zip extension.

Structure files

cbz format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┣ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 1.cbz
 ┗ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 2.cbz

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "cbz"

cbz-volume

same as cbz format, except all chapters wrapped into each volumes .cbz file

Structure files

cbz-volume format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┣ 📜Volume. 1.cbz
 ┗ 📜Volume. 2.cbz

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "cbz-volume"

cbz-single

same as cbz format, except all chapters wrapped into single .cbz file

Structure files

cbz-single format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┗ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 1 - Volume. 1 Chapter. 2.cbz

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "cbz-single"

cb7

This is Comic Book Archive format. Comic Book Archive is a type of archive file for the purpose of sequential viewing of images, commonly for comic books. wikipedia

This format was based of 7z extension.

Structure files

cb7 format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┣ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 1.cb7
 ┗ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 2.cb7

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "cb7"

cb7-volume

same as cb7 format, except all chapters wrapped into each volumes .cb7 file

Structure files

cb7-volume format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┣ 📜Volume. 1.cb7
 ┗ 📜Volume. 2.cb7

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "cb7-volume"

cb7-single

same as cb7 format, except all chapters wrapped into single .cb7 file

Structure files

cb7-single format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┗ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 1 - Volume. 1 Chapter. 2.cb7

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "cb7-single"

epub

An electronic book file format that is supported by many e-readers. Wikipedia.

This format was based of zip extension

Structure files

epub format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┣ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 1.epub
 ┗ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 2.epub

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "epub"

epub-volume

Same as epub format, except all chapters wrapped into each volumes.

Note

Unlike any other volume and single formats, epub-volume and epub-single doesn’t create chapter info (or cover).

If you don’t know what that means, you can have look here -> Chapter info (cover)

Structure files

epub-volume format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┣ 📜Volume. 1.epub
 ┗ 📜Volume. 2.epub

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "epub-volume"

epub-single

Same as epub format, except all chapters wrapped into single .epub file.

Note

Unlike any other volume and single formats, epub-volume and epub-single doesn’t create chapter info (or cover).

If you don’t know what that means, you can have look here -> Chapter info (cover)

Structure files

epub-single format files look like this

📦Manga title
 ┣ 📜cover.jpg
 ┗ 📜Volume. 1 Chapter. 1 - Volume. 1 Chapter. 2.epub

Usage

mangadex-dl "insert MangaDex URL here" --save-as "epub-single"