Curl.exe with Windows 10 (Build 17063 and Later)

For those of you who want to download a file using the Windows command line, you can use the ‘Curl’ executable. From Windows 10 build 17063 and later, ‘Curl’ is now included, so that you can execute it directly from Cmd.exe or PowerShell.exe.

You don’t need to install any binary because it is included by default. Just confirm the build installed on your machine, by running winver.exe:

Open a PowerShell console, and enter the following command:

Now, you can very easily download a file using this command:

You can perform the thing using Cmd.exe:

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I work as a System Engineer, based in Switzerland with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. I have 7 years experience in administering Windows Servers. . I am a Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management. I also received the PowerShell Hero 2016 award by PowerShell.0rg. And finally, I am "MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure", "MCSA: Windows Servers" and "Administering & Deploying SCCM" certified.