Free Download Manager Alternatives

    Free Download Manager is described as 'FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously' and is a well-known app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Free Download Manager for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Google Chrome. The best alternative is DownThemAll, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Free Download Manager are Internet Download Manager (Paid), JDownloader (Free Personal), uGet (Free, Open Source) and Xtreme Download Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 8, 2021
    1. 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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      Most users think DownThemAll is a great alternative to Free Download Manager.
      thanasikalavritinos Very powerful download manager if you use Firefox.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    2. Internet Download Manager (IDM) is a tool to increase download speeds by up to 5 times, resume and schedule downloads.
      Internet Download Manager vs Free Download Manager opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Internet Download Manager is a great alternative to Free Download Manager.
      getappspc It is supported almost all online video platform, even you can download online streaming movies easily.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      it can download facebook videos and rip videos from stream webs
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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    3. 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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      Most users think JDownloader is a great alternative to Free Download Manager.
      focused on file hosting sites
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      robertheadley The base program is very functional and easy to use. Now as far as malware, I would recommend that you only download clean versions of this program. I understand how desperate a company can be to make money off their free software.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    4. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.
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      Most users think uGet is a great alternative to Free Download Manager.
      Open Source, Good Speed, and its Simple look..
      Positive comment 12 months ago

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      it can stop and resume downloads
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      It can download files from internet.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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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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      Almost everyone thinks Xtreme Download Manager is a great alternative to Free Download Manager.
      Xtreme Download Manager will handle video downloads like flv files just like FreeDownloadManager for Windows does. And Xtreme Download Manager is multi platform, which FreeDownloadManager is not.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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      just have good accelerator
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    6. 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.
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      Almost everyone thinks aria2 is a great alternative to Free Download Manager.
      JohnDangerbrooks It's a command-line app, so it is automation-friendly. Sure, it might not appeal to some kid who wants to download that new game from GOG.com, but it appeals to sysadmins who recurrently need to download new patches and integrate them into their workflow.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      It's command line and unreliable.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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    7. BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze . Features:
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      destructor200511 Free Download Manager is a download manager that can download files and support bittorrent files. While BiglyBT is a bittorrent client that can't download files that don't support bittorrent.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    8. 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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      PicoTorrent is torrent client, or torrent downloader. It is not designed to download regular files directly.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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    9. Persepolis Download Manager is utility for download easier and faster with aria2 and improved it. - It supports HTTP(S) & FTP. - Persepolis configures aria2 automatically for maximum speed and it have a GUI for using easier.
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      Most users think Persepolis Download Manager is a great alternative to Free Download Manager.
    10. 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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      Most users think FreeRapid Downloader is a great alternative to Free Download Manager.
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