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FatRat is described as 'open source download manager for Linux written in C++ and built on top of the Trolltech Qt 4 library. It is rich in features and is continuously extended' and is a download manager in the file sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to FatRat for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is JDownloader, which is free. Other great apps like FatRat are DownThemAll, µTorrent, Internet Download Manager and Xtreme Download Manager.

FatRat alternatives are mainly Download Managers but may also be Torrent Clients or Video Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FatRat.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

FatRat is an open source download manager for Linux written in C++ and built on top of the Trolltech Qt 4 library. It is...

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  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: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

    2019-03-11 on Mac
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  2. DownThemAll (or just dTa) is a powerful yet easy-to-use browser extension for Firefox, Chrome and Opera that adds new advanced download capabilities to your browser.

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    µTorrent

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine

    µTorrent is a lightweight BitTorrent client that includes standard features such as bandwidth prioritization, scheduling, RSS auto-downloading and Mainline DHT. Additionally, µTorrent supports the Protocol Encryption joint specification and peer exchange.

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  4. Internet Download Manager (IDM) is a tool to increase download speeds by up to 5 times, resume and schedule downloads.

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

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  7. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.

    Discontinued

    Last updated: 2021.5.5 (Windows version), 2020.1.9 (Linux version).

    uGet
  8. Persepolis Download Manager is utility for download easier and faster with aria2 and improved it.

    Discontinued

    last updated: Sep 17, 2019 (official download page):https://github.com/persepolisdm/persepolis/releases

    Persepolis on GNU/Linux
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    Motrix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Motrix is a full-featured download manager that supports downloading HTTP, FTP, BitTorrent, Magnet, Baidu Net Disk, etc.

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  10. pyLoad icon

    pyLoad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    pyLoad is a fast, lightweight and full featured download manager for many One-Click-Hoster, container formats like DLC, video sites or just plain http or ftp links. It aims for low hardware requirements and platform independence to be runnable on all kind of systems.

    Graphical User Interface
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