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. 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.
    2. 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, Opera, Firefox, IE browsers.
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    3. 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. Key features: * HTTP(S), FTP and SFTP(SSH) protocols support.
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    4. DAP is a consumer application that accelerates your downloads using SpeedBit's patented multi-channel technology. While you download, DAP ensures your computer is using maximum bandwidth by downloading from parallel mirror sites.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version,, released in July 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.


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    5. Chrome Download Manager. Bring Google Chrome like Download shelf into Firefox. You can track download progress, open containing folder by default and manage all downloads like in Google Chrome provides.
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    6. flareGet is a full featured multi-threaded and multisegment download manager for Linux, Windows and Mac. It supports browser integration through addons and many more features.
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    7. Folx is a free application that combines two functionalities - of download manager and torrent client for Mac.
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    8. Steadyflow is a GTK+ based download manager that aims for minimalism, ease of use, and a clean, malleable codebase. It should be easy to control, whether from the GUI, command line, or D-Bus.


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.0, released in June 2012, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.

    9. SKDownloader is a free torrent client and download accelerator. Available on windows and linux, slick and neat interface, start torrent downloads directly from your browser, unlimitted connections for download accelerator and more..


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    10. DownloadStudio - The award-winning Internet Download Manager from Conceiva. Download files, pictures, streaming audio, streaming video, complete web sites, complete ftp sites, search engine results and more! Accelerate your downloads by 500%. Rated #1 by PC Magazine
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