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 Aug 26, 2021
    1. Download your files with faster speeds (up to 5x times as reported). Simply Long Press on a link on your browser and choose "Share Link" => "Turbo Downloader" and start the download in turbo speed!
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    2. Star Downloader is a download accelerator/manager that can increase download speeds by up to 400 percent.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.45, released in 2011, can be still downloaded from FileHippo.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java Mobile
      Phex is a peer-to-peer file sharing client for the Gnutella network. It is free software and without spyware or adware. Phex is released under the GNU General Public License. Phex is based on Java technology and therefore available for many different systems that offer a Java 1.

      Discontinued

      Last stable update was in Feb 2009. See http://www.phex.org/mambo/

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      aDownloader is a native bit torrent (bittorrent/P2P) downloader for Android devices. You may search online torrent and or add torrent from local sdcard. aDownloader is also a http downloader that supports break-resume.
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    3. wxDownload Fast (also known as wxDFast) is an open source download manager. It is multi-platform and builds on Windows(2k,XP), Linux and Mac OS X(binary still not available). Besides that, it is a multi-threaded download manager.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.6.0, released in March 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    4. This project is an advanced Qt/C++ download manager over http(s) with configurable multithreaded downloading, proxy support, logging and hash calculating (md5, sha1). We also plan to implement support for ftp and p2p (torrent, dc++ etc).

      Discontinued

      The last commit was made in 2015.

    5. Torrentor is a torrent client for the haiku operating system.
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    6. Features: 1. nice, clean interface to easily access and view info of your downloads in a popup. 2. right click menu for every action on download item(see screenshot). 3. Search your downloads as soon as you start typing.
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    7. Features: 1. nice, clean interface to easily access and view info of your downloads in a popup. 2. right click menu for every action on download item(see screenshot). 3. Search your downloads as soon as you start typing.
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    8. SKDownloader is a free torrent client and download accelerator. Available on windows and linux, slick and neat interface, start torrent downloads directly from your browser, unlimitted connections for download accelerator and more..

      Discontinued

      latest 2015

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