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Download Statusbar Alternatives

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View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar - without the download window getting in the way of your web browsing. Despite its compact size, Download Statusbar packs in more useful features than the standard download window. The fully custom'* and is a popular download manager in the web browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Download Statusbar for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Firefox and Android. The best alternative is [aria2](/software/aria2/about/), which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Download Statusbar are [uGet](/software/uget/about/), [FlashGet](/software/flashget/about/), [BitComet](/software/bitcomet/about/) and [Download Manager (S3)](/software/s3download-statusbar/about/). Download Statusbar alternatives are mainly Download Managers but may also be Torrent Clients or Video Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Download Statusbar.
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  1. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.

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  2. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.

    Discontinued

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

    uGet


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    FlashGet

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated.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

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  4. 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.

    Warning

    A lot of users on Reddit reported that BitComet tried to install multiple viruses and adware during the setup

    Bundleware

    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.

    Main UI
  5. Download Manager (S3) icon

    Download Manager (S3)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox

    View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar.

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    Getright

    • Windows

    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.

    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.

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  7. 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.

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  8. Internet Download Accelerator effectively solves three of the biggest problems when downloading files: speed, resuming broken downloads, and management of downloaded files.

    Bundleware

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

    The Internet Download Accelerator window
  9. Progressive Downloader is a free download manager for your Mac that supports multi-thread downloading and mirror search. It's also capable to download files from the most popular file hosting services.

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  10. VisualWget is a download manager that use Wget as a core retriever to retrieve files from the web. You can think of VisualWget as a GUI front-end for Wget that give you all of Wget functionalities (e.g.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.5a2, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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