In this Azure article, we will discuss the quick steps to install AzCopy.
How to install AzCopy
AzCopy is available for different operating systems like Windows, Linux, and MacOS.
You can download Azcopy and install it using the below steps.
Click on the Links based on your operating system where you want to install the AzCopy. Here we will see the installation for the Windows operating system.
Once you click on the Windows 64-bit (zip) link,
you will get the zip file downloaded. You can extract the file from any of your physical drives copy that complete path and keep it in a notepad.
Now inside the extracted folder, if you try to run the application file by double-clicking it, it will show that This is a command-line tool you need to open the cmd.exe to run it.
Now open the command prompt, and go to the path where you have extracted the folder (You can copy the path from the notepad you copied earlier).
From that path, type the command AzCopy and hit Enter. You can able to see all the commands with details.
How fast is AzCopy?
There are great improvements in uploading files with AzCopy.
The below table shows the improvement level as per Microsoft.
|Storage Explorer||Storage Explorer w/AzCopy||% of Improvements|
|10K 100KB files||1 hour 36 minutes||59 seconds||98.9 percent|
|100 100MB||5 minutes 12 seconds||1 minute 35 seconds||69.5 percent|
|1 10GB file||3 minutes 41 seconds||1 minute 40 seconds||54.7 percent|
In this article, we discussed how to install AzCopy. Thanks for reading this article !!!