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  • µTorrent icon

    µTorrent

    µTorrent, or uTorrent, is a freeware, ad-supported, proprietary BitTorrent client owned and developed by BitTorrent, Inc.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android PortableApps.com Wine

    • Folx also has the ability to download torrents. Although, uTorrent can only download torrents. Folx can also download files directly from a website. Guest • Sep 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Transmission icon

    Transmission

    Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and NAT-PMP port forwarding, web seed support, watch directories, tracker editing, global and per-torrent speed...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku Xfce

  • DownThemAll icon

    DownThemAll

    DownThemAll (or just dTa) is a powerful yet easy-to-use Mozilla Firefox extension that adds new advanced download capabilities to your browser. DownThemAll lets you download all the links or images contained in a webpage and much...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Firefox

  • JDownloader icon

    JDownloader

    JDownloader simplifies and improves the process of downloading files from "free" file hosting sites like Rapidshare or Megaupload. JDownloader offers downloading in multiple parallel streams, CAPTCHA recognition, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Bundleware The installer contains bundled adware. Clean, adware free installers are available here: https://board.jdownloader.org/showthread.php?t=54725
  • Internet Download Manager icon

    Internet Download Manager

    Internet Download Manager (IDM) is a tool to increase download speeds by up to 5 times, resume and schedule downloads. Comprehensive error recovery and resume capability will restart broken or interrupted downloads due to lost...

    Commercial Windows

  • FreeRapid Downloader icon

    FreeRapid Downloader

    FreeRapid Downloader is a simple Java downloader that supports downloading from Rapidshare and other file-sharing services. Main Features: support for concurrent downloading from multiple services, downloading using proxy list...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • rTorrent icon

    rTorrent

    rtorrent is a BitTorrent client for ncurses, using the libtorrent library. The client and library is written in C++ with emphasis on speed and efficiency, while delivering equivalent features to those found in GUI based clients in an...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • PicoTorrent icon

    PicoTorrent

    PicoTorrent is designed to be a tiny, easy-to-use BitTorrent client with low memory usage.

    Open Source Windows

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  • FlashGet icon

    FlashGet

    FlashGet is a download manager that uses the MHT technique and supports various protocols.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated and the website is no longer available. The last version, 3.7, released on November 8th, 2012, can be downloaded from FlashGet's archived site on Internet Archive
    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • AppCake icon

    AppCake

    AppCake (by iPhoneCake.com) is an active community where people share their IPA and APK files, so you can download and install them on your device.

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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  • FlexGet

    Flexget is a small program that will collect the torrents for TV shows and download new episodes for you automatically. FlexGet is a multipurpose automation tool for content like torrents, nzbs, podcasts, comics, etc. FlexGet is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature
  • tTorrent icon

    tTorrent

    tTorrent is a torrent client for Android based devices. Features: - multiple torrent downloading, queuing - search for torrents - Wifi only mode, Wifi or WiMAX mode - able to limit Upload/Download speed - web browser...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

  • cliget icon

    cliget

    Download files using curl or wget. This addon generates curl/wget commands that emulate the request as though it's coming from your browser allowing you to download protected files directly to a separate machine (e.g. server).

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

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  • Getright icon

    Getright

    GetRight® is a download manager that simply improves and optimizes how you download files from the Internet through faster download speeds, download recovery and resuming, and better management of your downloads. With...

    Commercial Windows

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 6.5, released in January 2011, can be still bought from the official website.
  • Download Status Bar icon

    Download Status Bar

    Statusbar Download Bar indicates for each download item: Name Download Speed Progress Download icon Right click at each download item gets you download context menu where you can launch and open containing folder and more. ...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Firefox

  • NeoLoader icon

    NeoLoader

    NeoLoader is a download manager/filesharing client, designed to work across network borders. It can download files from various One Click Hosting sites as well as from BitTorrent and eMule/eDonkey2000. In addition to that Neo...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • SickRage icon

    SickRage

    SickRage is a fork of SickBeard to automatically download TV shows from usenet or torrents. Features XBMC library updates, poster/fanart downloads, and NFO/TBN generation configurable episode renaming available for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Steadyflow icon

    Steadyflow

    Steadyflow is a GTK+ based download manager that aims for minimalism, ease of use, and a clean, malleable codebase. It should be easy to control, whether from the GUI, command line, or D-Bus.

    Open Source Linux

  • KGet icon

    KGet

    KGet is a versatile and user-friendly download manager for KDE. By default it is the download manager used for Konqueror, but can also be used with Mozilla Firefox. KGet is part of the KDE Network package and can download files from...

    Open Source Linux

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  • CuteTorrent icon

    CuteTorrent

    CuteTorrent is a lightweight BitTorrent client with a simple, intuitive interface designed to quickly download and share torrent files. At the heart of it’s core resides the powerful libtorrent BitTorrent library.

    Open Source Windows

  • Downpour icon

    Downpour

    Downpour is a web-based BitTorrent client. It supports auto-downloading from RSS feeds and automatic importing and renaming of downloads into a media library, making it ideal for use on a home media server.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.1, released on April 2012, can be still downloaded from Github.
  • wxDownload Fast icon

    wxDownload Fast

    wxDownload Fast (also known as wxDFast) is an open source download manager. It is multi-platform and builds on Windows(2k,XP), Linux and Mac OS X(binary still not available). Besides that, it is a multi-threaded download manager.

    Open Source Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.6.0, released in March 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Advanced Download Manager icon

    Advanced Download Manager

    Advanced Download Manager is a full featured downlader for Android. FEATURES - downloading from internet up to three files simultaneously; - accelerated downloading by using multithreading (9 parts) - interception of links...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

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  • Download Shuttle icon

    Download Shuttle

    Download Shuttle is a blisteringly fast download manager and accelerator for Mac. It allows you to download multiple files at a faster speed that your web browser & has support for password protected files. Download Shuttle comes...

    Free Mac Chrome Safari

    No features added Add a feature
  • Persepolis Download Manager icon

    Persepolis Download Manager

    Persepolis Download Manager is utility for download easier and faster with aria2 and improved it. - It support HTTP(S) & FTP. - Persepolis configure aria2 automatically for maximum speed...

    Open Source Mac Linux

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  • WebCopier icon

    WebCopier

    WebCopier is an easy-to-use website mirror utility. It allows to download entire Web sites, store them locally and view them later, at users' convenience. WebCopier provides access to the downloaded information at any time, no...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Rexloader icon

    Rexloader

    This project is an advanced Qt/C++ download manager over http(s) with configurable multithreaded downloading, proxy support, logging and hash calculating (md5, sha1). We also plan to implement support for ftp and p2p (torrent, dc++...

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The last commit was made in 2015.

Folx Comments

Recommend Folx

Positive Comment by Sallywarren
about Folx Dec 2015

Tried it a month a ago and absolutely love it : simple and easy to use interface,tagging system, high speed.

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Good download manager.

Positive Comment by JanKomarr
about Folx Jul 2012

I shortly want to let you, that I am very impressed about your Product Folx. I can truly say: there is definitely no other free download manager for OS X out there, that is rich in features like Folx is. THUMBS UP!
I will recommend this treasure to every Mac user.

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