# Download file action
This action downloads a file from your SFTP server. This cannot be used to download entire folders.
The file contents will be downloaded in binary mode and can be used in subsequent recipe steps.
The size limit for this action is
70MB. For files larger than
70MB, use the Download large file action instead.
Download file action
|File path||Define the path to your file, including the file name and file type.|
|File content||The contents of the file.|
|Detected encoding||The encoding of the file.|