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Folx Alternatives for Windows

Folx is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows 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 Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows 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.
This page was last updated Jun 28, 2022
  • 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.

  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).

  3. Transmission

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • 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.

    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.


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

  5. µTorrent

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • 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.

    µTorrent vs Folx opinions
    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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  6. WebTorrent

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

    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.

  7. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.

  8. 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.

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

  10. PicoTorrent

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    PicoTorrent is a tiny BitTorrent client for Windows with low memory usage, high performance and a native user interface. No ads, carefully selected features, and a native user interface integrating seamlessly with your desktop.

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