Download Statusbar Alternatives

    Download Statusbar is described as ': View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar - without the download window getting in the way of your web browsing' and is a popular app 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 uGet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Download Statusbar are aria2 (Free, Open Source), FlashGet (Free), BitComet (Free Personal) and Getright (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 24, 2019

    1. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.
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    2. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility. The supported protocols are HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent (DHT, PEX, MSE/PE), and Metalink.


    3. 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      The program is no longer updated.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.

      Bundleware

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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.

    5. 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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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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    6. View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar. This was a remake for old well-known addon Download Statusbar . View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar.
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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. Key Features: * iGetter resumes broken downloads, checking date and size.
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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

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    9. 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.

    10. Download Status Bar 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.

      Discontinued

      The extension is not compatible with Firefox 57 and later. Last version, 15.0.0.1, relesead in September 2016, still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

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