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Download a file over HTTP into a byte array in C#?

I’m trying to read a file that I have a web address for into a byte array. I’ve been using File.ReadAllBytes to read files locally and I’ve been unable to figure out the cleanest way to do this for a file on the web.

I imagine this is just a quick snippet of code, but everything I can find through search is only for local files.

byte[] response = new System.Net.WebClient().DownloadData(url);