export Droplets

Hi… How do I export an image or a snapshot of a Droplets from my account to my local PC for development and backup?


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Hello, @digitalstyle

Unfortunately, you cannot currently download DigitalOcean backups or snapshots.

As an alternative, you can back up data locally using third-party tools like rsync or SFTP.

To share your support for this feature, vote for downloading snapshots and backups on

Regards, Alex