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  • 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

    • DownThemAll is a download manager for Mozilla browsers, plowshare is a set of command line tools to get links to files in file-sharing websites. plowshare just gets a link that then other download application (like DownThemAll) can use to download the file. Guest • Sep 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    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
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    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

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    pyLoad

    pyLoad is a fast, lightweight and full featured download manager for many One-Click-Hoster, container formats like DLC, video sites or just plain http or ftp links. It aims for low hardware requirements and platform independence to be...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Orbit Downloader icon

    Orbit Downloader

    Orbit Downloader is a Download Manager for Windows with special focus on downloading content from social media websites like Myspace, YouTube, Imeem, Pandora and Rapidshare. In addition it provides generic means to download media...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 4.1.1.19, released in January 2014, can be still downloded from the official website.
    • Warning It includes the adware OpenCandy which propose to install bad softwares, anyway declinable, but it's suspected of DDOS attacks from ESET too! Read comments for more information.
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    Mipony

    Mipony, is a free software specially designed to download easily files from free hosting pages like Rapidshare, Fileserve, Hotfiles and many others. With this download manager you will enjoy much comfort when you download the files...

    Free Windows

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    • Warning Mipony installer will ask you to install other trial software, but application itself looks clean and does not do anything suspicious.https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/aeeffbbf7da49e3c87e4e2a065808eac918d0506ed05ee6c9ceb1dba9d7d7cc6/analysis/1401646070/
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    Tucan Manager

    Tucan Manager is a free file sharing application designed for 1-Click Hosters. Fast and lightweight, Tucan is fully open-source and compatible with Windows, GNU/Linux, and MacOSX. With Tucans modular support for the principal...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The software seems abandoned and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.10, released on January 2011, and the source code can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.
  • 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.
  • CryptLoad icon

    CryptLoad

    CryptLoad offers a comfortable possibility to download from One-Click-Hosters like Rapidshare and MegaUpload as well as regular sites. Features include decryption services, support of multiple plug-ins, an intelligent download...

    Free Windows

  • 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

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    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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    Download Accelerator Manager

    Download Accelerator Manager (DAM) lets you download not only Internet files but also Web media from sites like YouTube, easily at maximum speed. DAM is the best software to grab and download Web videos or music for Chrome, Safari...

    Freemium Windows

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  • 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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  • 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.
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  • CandiSoft Load! icon

    CandiSoft Load!

    The download manager CandiSoft Load! helps users to download from file hosters like RapidShare. It offers you automatic downloads as free- or premium-user of the hosters all for free! CandiSoft Load! contains an integrated...

    Free Windows

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  • MDownloader icon

    MDownloader

    MDownloader is a tiny application designed for downloading files available at the most popular file hosting servers. The .NET alternative to the java based jDownloader. Features include: page parsing to find supported links &...

    Free Windows

  • LDM icon

    LDM

    Linux Download Manager (LDM) is a free and open source download manager for Linux. It has a nice and user friendly interface. Linux Download Manger now under continuous development and improvment.

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The last update was on July 24th, 2014.
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    Ponydroid

    Ponydroid is an Android application that automatizes the downloading of files. The application is in charge of everything, it accesses the web where the file is hosted, it waits the required time and starts downloading them one by...

    Commercial Android Android Tablet

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  • Slimrat icon

    Slimrat

    Slimrat is a command-line and graphical application for automated downloading from file hosters like RapidShare, MegaUpload, Deposit Files and many more.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued from the official website : "Nothing happened here for a few years. Slimrat looks dead now and probably became incompatible with current hosts. Maybe it will come back to life again...? Thanks for all your downloads and support. "
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    save2pc

    Downloads videos from Youtube, Dailymotion, Tangle, Google, Break.com, TeacherTube, RedTube, yuvutu, xnxx, Megarotic etc. and saves it to your local PC, Laptop, iPod, PSP, PDA, Pocket PC, Mobile phone. Download High Quality videos and...

    Freemium Windows

  • JetDownloader

    JetDownloader is the new premium and absolutely free download accelerator and manager, that we always wanted, but didn't exist up until now! SuperCoders.org is proud for creating the world's fastest and 100% safe downloader...

    Commercial Windows

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  • G-Download Manager icon

    G-Download Manager

    All Video Download In G-DOWNLOAD MANAGER, there is no such tedious task of copying URL of file to download and pasting it in download manager interface. On the other hand, it will grab links and automatically start download when...

    Free Android

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    WackGet

    WackGet is a simple, lightweight download manager.

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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plowshare Comments

Loving this. quite a bit heavy on the dependencies (compare ...

Comment by tabakis
about plowshare Jun 2011

Loving this. quite a bit heavy on the dependencies (compared to slimrat) but really decent overall. experimental web frontend @ http://code.google.com/p/sokha/

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Great job guys.... Easy to use, fast and light weight!!!! E ...

Comment by limon
about plowshare Jun 2011

Great job guys.... Easy to use, fast and light weight!!!! Everything you want from a program.....
Try it... don't be afraid of the terminal..... it's very easy!!

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