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. Torrent Tornado is a BitTorrent client for Firefox and SeaMonkey that allows users to download Torrents directly from their browser without any additional software.

      Discontinued

      Unfortunately, WebExtensions does not have the functionality for the correct operation of this addon, so it will no longer work with the release of Firefox 57 in November 2017. The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Phone
      • Xbox
      Using this application you can download any torrents and magnet links and start viewing media content in the built-in media player without waiting for the download completion.
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    2. flareGet is a full featured multi-threaded and multisegment download manager for Linux, Windows and Mac. It supports browser integration through addons and many more features.
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    3. A free batch downloader that can bulk download urls from file/clipboard, generate sequential URLs, download images galleries, wallpapers, music, videos, documents, from supported sites.
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    4. GetGo Download Manager is a FREE, full featured download manager designed for the new generation of web sites (web 2.0).
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    5. With the help of upToDate Downloader, an Internet-based file downloader, the elements of a download list can be continuously kept up to date. The program can update large amounts of files downloadable from the Internet in one step.
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    6. Patchy is an open-source bittorrent client for Windows. Its goal is to be useful and clean, with no ads and always open source. With all the important features you expect from a bittorrent client (and more), Patchy is a great way to get your torrents fast.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained. Last version, 1.2, released in April 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Downpour is a web-based BitTorrent client. It supports auto-downloading from RSS feeds and automatic importing and renaming of downloads into a media library, making it ideal for use on a home media server.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.1, released on April 2012, can be still downloaded from Github.

    7. Manage your downloads quickly. Fast, Convenient, and Efficient tool for you! Media Resources Detection and Download: Video (mp4, avi, asf, mpg, etc.), audio (mp3, wav, etc.), images, etc.
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    8. Steadyflow is a GTK+ based download manager that aims for minimalism, ease of use, and a clean, malleable codebase. It should be easy to control, whether from the GUI, command line, or D-Bus.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.0, released in June 2012, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.

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