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Folx Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Folx for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is qBittorrent, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Folx and loads of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Folx are Transmission, JDownloader, µTorrent and WebTorrent.

Folx 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 Folx.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac

Folx is a free application that combines two functionalities - of download manager and torrent client for Mac.

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  1. YTD allows you to download videos from Facebook, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Yahoo Video, and many others and convert them to other video formats.

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  2. The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µTorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD).

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeqBittorrent doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ LightweightqBittorrent consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableqBittorrent can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsqBittorrent can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Transmission

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Cloudron
    • Xfce

    Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and NAT-PMP port forwarding, web seed support, watch directories, tracker editing, global and per-torrent speed limits, and more.

    ⚫︎ LightweightTransmission consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableTransmission can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceTransmission either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Transmission without registration.
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    Transmission vs Folx opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Transmission is a great alternative to Folx.
  4. 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableJDownloader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightµTorrent consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableµTorrent can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think µTorrent is a great alternative to Folx.

    Folx also has the ability to download torrents. Although, uTorrent can only download torrents. Folx can also download files directly from a website.

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    WebTorrent

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Node.JS
    • Chromium
    • Firefox
    • FLATHUB

    WebTorrent Desktop is able to instantly stream and play right away video and audio. You don't have to wait for it to finish downloading.

    ⚫︎ LightweightWebTorrent consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Deluge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • libtorrent
    • Python

    Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses .

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeDeluge doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDeluge can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableDeluge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.

    ⚫︎ PortableFree Download Manager can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeFree Download Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  9. 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.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeXtreme Download Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableXtreme Download Manager is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableXtreme Download Manager can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    Last update was in 2018

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  10. DownloadHelper is a tool for web content extraction. Its purpose is to capture video, audio, and image files from many sites.

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