A Tool to download a entire Chat from Telegram to have a handy backup.
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A CLI program to download a chat from telegram.

How to install (linux only)


sudo apt install python3-pip git
pip3 install telethon

get the downloader: git clone https://github.com/mrbesen/TelegramChatDownloader.git open the file telegramApi.py and enter your API ID, token and username.

Then run:

cd TelegramChatDownloader/
Output Format

The chat structure is stored as “chat.xml” in the folder “out/” All Media-files are Stored in the Folder out/media/

Stickers get downloaded too, but they wont get a file-postfix. They are stored in the WEBP format.