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    Download Status Bar Alternatives

    Download Status Bar is described as 'manages every aspect of your downloads (Launch, Show, Scan, Send To, Rename, Checksum, Pause, Resume, Cancel, Clean, Delete), generates Statistics from your Download actions, keeps the History of your previous session downloads and much more' and is a Download Manager in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Download Status Bar for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Firefox and aria2. The best alternative is aria2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Download Status Bar are uGet (Free, Open Source), Multithreaded Download Manager (Free, Open Source), webui-aria2 (Free, Open Source) and FlashGet (Free).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2022
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    Download Status Bar manages every aspect of your downloads (Launch, Show, Scan, Send To, Rename, Checksum, Pause, Resume,...
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    1. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.
    2. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.


      Last updated: 2021.5.5 (Windows version), 2020.1.9 (Linux version).

    3. The aim for webui-aria2 is to create the worlds best interface to interact with aria2. Very simple to use, just download and open index.html in any web browser.
    4. FlashGet is a leading download manager and has the highest amount of users on the internet. It uses MHT(Multi-server Hyper-threading Transportation) technique, supports various protocols and has excellent document management features.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.7, released on November 8th, 2012, can be downloaded from the official website.


      Be careful during the installation: Forum

    5. 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.

    6. 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.


      The program seems to be no longer updated.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

    7. View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar.
    8. iGetter is a full featured download manager and accelerator. It resumes broken downloads and recovers from download errors. It is excellent utility for files that you want to download at ease.
    9. Internet Download Accelerator effectively solves three of the biggest problems when downloading files: speed, resuming broken downloads, and management of downloaded files.


      The program automatically downloads and installs its addons on browsers without the user's permission

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