- Free Personal • Proprietary
BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download client with support for modern BitTorrent features, long-term seeding, intelligent disk cache and video preview of downloaded files.
A lot of users on Reddit reported that BitComet tried to install multiple viruses and adware during the setup
The installer prompts you to change your default search provider and install a media player. After installation it opens a webpage with an ad for another software install.
- Free • Open Source
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 FTP, HTTP(S) and BitTorrent sources.