Free Download Manager Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Free Download Manager for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is DownThemAll, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Free Download Manager and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Free Download Manager are JDownloader (Free Personal), Xtreme Download Manager (Free, Open Source), aria2 (Free, Open Source) and BiglyBT (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 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 over 3 years ago

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    2. JDownloader simplifies and improves the process of downloading files from sites like YouTube or Mega. JDownloader offers downloading in multiple parallel streams, CAPTCHA recognition, and automatic file extraction. It support CCF, RSDF and DLC files.

      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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    3. 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 almost 6 years ago

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      just have good accelerator
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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    4. 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.
      aria2 vs Free Download Manager opinions
      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 12 months ago

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

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    5. 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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    6. 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.
    7. 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.
    8. FrostWire is a free, open source P2P BitTorrent file sharing application & cloud file downloader in one. It's a fork of LimeWire .

      Bundleware

      As reported on VirusTotal, the installer contains Opencandy. Be careful during installation. https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/60a309e91ba1039c3527053867e0e210ff2e18628a01acc264d82430e6436889/analysis/

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    9. This is an experimental Firefox 57 download manager with multithreading support. It can download files with multiple connections to the server. Depending on the network condition, this may increase the download speed.
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    10. The aim for webui-aria2 is to create the worlds best interface to interact with aria2. Very simple to use, just download and open index.html in any web browser.
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