This is the documentation for
v7 but the latest version is
You can switch versions in the menu on the left/at the top.
Check your current version with the following command:
composer show spatie/laravel-medialibrary
You might want to let users be able to download multiple files at once. Traditionally you'd have to create a zip archive that contains the requested files.
The medialibrary is able to zip stream multiple files on the fly. So you don't need to create a zip archive on your server.
MediaStream class that allows you to respond with a stream. Files will be zipped on the fly and you can even include files from multiple filesystems.
Here's an example on how it can be used:
public function download(YourModel $yourModel)
// Let's get some media.
$downloads = $yourModel->getMedia('downloads');
// Download the files associated with the media in a streamed way.
// No prob if your files are very large.