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. iGetter is a full featured download manager and accelerator. It resumes broken downloads and recovers from download errors. It is excellent utility for files that you want to download at ease. Key Features: * iGetter resumes broken downloads, checking date and size.
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    2. Tucan Manager is a free file sharing application designed for 1-Click Hosters. Fast and lightweight, Tucan is fully open-source and compatible with Windows, GNU/Linux, and MacOSX.

      Discontinued

      The software seems abandoned and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.10, released on January 2011, and the source code can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

    3. A download manager for the HTTP(S) protocol. Maximize your download throughput by utilizing high performance input/output completion ports (IOCP). HTTP Downloader can open thousands of connections at a time and consumes very little system resources.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • OpenSolaris
      libtorrent is a feature complete C++ bittorrent implementation focusing on efficiency and scalability. It runs on embedded devices as well as desktops. It boasts a well documented library interface that is easy to use.
    4. Checketry is a free download manager for Windows, iOS and Android that allows users to track and manage downloads remotely from desktop to mobile. It works for many types of apps including browsers, torrents and game clients like Steam.
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      Almost everyone thinks Checketry is a great alternative to Free Download Manager.
    5. Ant Download Manager is a fast and easy downloader of any internet files. Advanced support of video services (YouTube, FB, VKontakte, Rutube, etc...). - Free version with functional limitations
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    6. Download Master effectively solves 3 main problems encountered when downloading files from the Internet: download speed, continued interrupted downloads and management of downloaded files. Download Master is free in all versions.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Distribyted tries to make easier integrations with other applications among torrent files, presenting them as a standard filesystem. We aim to use some compressed file characteristics to avoid download it entirely, just the parts that we'll need.
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    7. tTorrent is a torrent client for Android based devices.
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    8. Ninja Download Manager is an Internet download manager and accelerator that dramatically increases download speed and allows you to resume and restart stopped / broken downloads.
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