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.
The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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...
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.
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.
uGet is a lightweight and full-featured Download Manager for Linux and Windows. uGet allows you to download in multiple parallel streams for download acceleration, put files in a Download Queue, Pause & Resume downloads, Advanced Category Management, Browser Integration...
Last updated: 2021.5.5 (Windows version), 2020.1.9 (Linux version).
FreeRapid Downloader is a simple Java downloader that supports downloading from Rapidshare and other file-sharing services.
the latest version was published in 18th May 2014. See http://wordrider.net/download/changes.txt
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.
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The program is no longer updated.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: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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.
A lot of users on Reddit reported that BitComet tried to install multiple viruses and adware during the setupBundleware
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.
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.
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.