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Downloader for X is described as 'powerful graphical download manager. It supports both HTTP(S) and FTP protocols and has nice graphical user interface, though some actions can also be performed using the command line. Downloader for X analogue for Linux/Unix of such famous application' and is a download manager in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Downloader for X for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Wget, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Downloader for X are Free Download Manager, Internet Download Manager, aria2 and cURL.

Downloader for X alternatives are mainly Download Managers but may also be Torrent Clients or YouTube Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Downloader for X.
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  1. Wget icon

    Wget

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    • Linux
    • BSD
    53 alternatives to Wget 

    GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP(S) and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive command line tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc.

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    1.  Command line interfaceWget either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  PortableWget can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Free Download Manager

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    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    120 alternatives to Free Download Manager 

    FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.

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    1.  PortableFree Download Manager can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Ad-freeFree Download Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  LightweightFree Download Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Internet Download Manager

    71 alternatives to Internet Download Manager 

    Internet Download Manager (IDM) is a tool to increase download speeds by up to 5 times, resume and schedule downloads. Comprehensive error recovery and resume capability will restart broken or interrupted downloads due to lost connections, network problems, computer shutdowns...

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    aria2

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Xfce
    101 alternatives to aria2 

    aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.

    aria2 can download a file from multiple sources/protocols and tries to utilize your maximum download bandwidth. It supports downloading a file from HTTP(S)/FTP and BitTorrent at the same time, while.

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    1.  Command line interfacearia2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Lightweightaria2 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Ad-freearia2 doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    cURL

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    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku
    26 alternatives to cURL 

    cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols with URL syntax: supporting FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, LDAP, LDAPS and FILE.

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    1.  PortablecURL can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Command line interfacecURL either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    FlashGet

    71 alternatives to FlashGet 

    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.

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    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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    Getright

    • Windows
    64 alternatives to Getright 

    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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    TubeMaster++

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    178 alternatives to TubeMaster++ 

    TubeMaster++ is a powerful tool which can capture multimedia files you are watching or listening from your internet browser (FLV,MP3,MP4). Captured files can be saved directly on your computer or converted to other popular video or audio formats (AVI, MPEG, MP3, MP4, IPod, PSP ..

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer maintained and the official website is no longer available. The last version, v2.7, can be still downloaded from Softpedia and the source code is available on SourceForge (v2.5).

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    iGetter

    • Mac
    • Windows
    63 alternatives to iGetter 

    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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    KGet

    61 alternatives to KGet 

    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.

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