DownTango Alternatives

    DownTango is described as 'innovative approach to file download management. It combines the best features every download management software should have and serves them in a beautiful and easy-to-use manner' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DownTango for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xfce and aria2. The best alternative is JDownloader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try uGet or aria2. Other great apps like DownTango are Internet Download Manager (Paid), Xtreme Download Manager (Free, Open Source), FreeRapid Downloader (Free, Open Source) and FlashGet (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 28, 2021
    1. JDownloader is a download manager, written in Java, which allows automatic download of groups of files from one-click hosting sites. JDownloader supports the use of premium accounts. Some parts, but not all, of JDownloader are open-source.

      Bundleware

      The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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    2. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.
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    3. 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.
    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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      The program is no longer updated.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

    7. 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.
    8. 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.

    9. 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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