Welcome to Download Delivery

Download Delivery is a reliable, high-performance, file-based content delivery solution optimized to deliver large (>100MB) files.

Download Delivery is built on the globally distributed ‚ÄčAkamai‚Äč Intelligent Platform for superior capacity, scalability, availability, and performance. It helps you deliver your progressive media files quickly and reliably to users anywhere in the world. It provides performance, efficiency, and stability through "Large File Optimization." This reduces latency and enhances performance when delivering large files.

Before you begin

Set up Download Delivery

Follow these phases to get set up with a new Download Delivery property.

  1. Create a new Download Delivery property. Quickly create a new Download Delivery property in Property Manager.

  2. Define Property Hostnames. Associate the domain for your streaming media with an ‚ÄčAkamai‚Äč domain, so requests for it resolve to the ‚ÄčAkamai‚Äč edge network where your media is cached.

  3. Define Property Configuration Settings. Set up best practice delivery features to streamline and protect your content.

  4. Finalize your Download Delivery property. Do a few final things in and out of your Download Delivery property to get ready to test it.

Optional features and tutorials

You can include several optional features and use case-specific workflows in your Download Delivery property. See the Optional features section for detailed tutorials.

Test and go live

Developer tools

Download Delivery works in conjunction with other ‚ÄčAkamai‚Äč APIs. See APIs and Download Delievry for details.

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