Downloads Alternatives

    Downloads is described as 'The Easiest and Quickest way to search your downloaded files' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Downloads for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Xtreme Download Manager, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Downloads are Persepolis Download Manager (Free, Open Source), FreeRapid Downloader (Free, Open Source), Multithreaded Download Manager (Free, Open Source) and Advanced Download Manager (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 14, 2020

    1. Xtreme Download Manager is a powerful tool to increase download speed up-to 500%, save videos from video sharing sites and integration with ANY browser.
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    2. Persepolis Download Manager is utility for download easier and faster with aria2 and improved it. - It supports HTTP(S) & FTP. - Persepolis configures aria2 automatically for maximum speed and it have a GUI for using easier.
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    3. FreeRapid Downloader is a simple Java downloader that supports downloading from Rapidshare and other file-sharing services.

      Discontinued

      the latest version was published in 18th May 2014. See http://wordrider.net/download/changes.txt

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    4. This is an experimental Firefox 57 download manager with multithreading support. It can download files with multiple connections to the server. Depending on the network condition, this may increase the download speed.
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    5. 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      The program is no longer updated.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

      Be careful during the installation: Forum

    6. 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.
    7. 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.

    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. Key Features: * iGetter resumes broken downloads, checking date and size.
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    9. Tucan Manager is a free file sharing application designed for 1-Click Hosters. Fast and lightweight, Tucan is fully open-source and compatible with Windows, GNU/Linux, and MacOSX.

      Discontinued

      The software seems abandoned and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.10, released on January 2011, and the source code can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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