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Download Recording Media with Twilio API

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Getting Started

Create a workflow to Download Recording Media with the Twilio API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Download Recording Media action
    1. Connect your Twilio account
    2. Select a Recording ID
    3. Select a Format
    4. Configure File Path
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

Details

This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Download Recording Media on Twilio
Description:Download a recording media file. [See the docs](https://www.twilio.com/docs/voice/api/recording#fetch-a-recording-media-file) for more information
Version:0.0.1
Key:twilio-download-recording-media

Code

import twilio from "../../twilio.app.mjs";
import got from "got";
import stream from "stream";
import { promisify } from "util";
import fs from "fs";

export default {
  key: "twilio-download-recording-media",
  name: "Download Recording Media",
  description: "Download a recording media file. [See the docs](https://www.twilio.com/docs/voice/api/recording#fetch-a-recording-media-file) for more information",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    twilio,
    recordingID: {
      propDefinition: [
        twilio,
        "recordingID",
      ],
    },
    format: {
      propDefinition: [
        twilio,
        "format",
      ],
    },
    filePath: {
      type: "string",
      label: "File Path",
      description: "The destination path in [`/tmp`](https://pipedream.com/docs/workflows/steps/code/nodejs/working-with-files/#the-tmp-directory) for the downloaded the file (e.g., `/tmp/myFile.mp3`)",
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    // Get Recording resource to get `uri`
    const recording = await this.twilio.getRecording(this.recordingID);
    const client = this.twilio.getClient();
    // `uri` ends in ".json" - remove ".json" from uri
    const uri = client.api.absoluteUrl(recording.uri).replace(".json", "");
    // Add chosen download format extension (e.g. ".mp3"), as specified in the Twilio API docs:
    // https://www.twilio.com/docs/voice/api/recording#fetch-a-recording-media-file
    const downloadUrl = uri + this.format;
    const pipeline = promisify(stream.pipeline);
    const resp = await pipeline(
      got.stream(downloadUrl),
      fs.createWriteStream(this.filePath),
    );
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully downloaded the recording media file to "${this.filePath}"`);
    return resp;
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
TwiliotwilioappThis component uses the Twilio app.
Recording IDrecordingIDstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
FormatformatstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "MP3", "value": ".mp3" }{ "label": "WAV", "value": ".wav" }
File PathfilePathstring

The destination path in /tmp for the downloaded the file (e.g., /tmp/myFile.mp3)

Authentication

Twilio uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Twilio account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Twilio APIs in both code and no-code steps.

In Twilio, create an API key. There are two types of keys: Master and Standard. You'll need a Master key to interact with certain API endpoints, like /Accounts. If you don't need to interact with those endpoints, you can use a Standard key.

Once created, you'll receive an Sid and Secret here that you should enter in the corresponding fields below.

Then, in your Twilio Dashboard, you'll see your Account SID listed near the top. This is required for certain API operations. Enter that in the AccountSid field below.

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