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FreeRapid Downloader Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to FreeRapid Downloader for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is JDownloader, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to FreeRapid Downloader and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to FreeRapid Downloader are Free Download Manager, aria2, uGet and Persepolis Download Manager.

FreeRapid Downloader alternatives are mainly Download Managers but may also be Video Downloaders or YouTube Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FreeRapid Downloader.
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FreeRapid Downloader is a simple Java downloader that supports downloading from Rapidshare and other file-sharing services.

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  1. JDownloader icon

    JDownloader

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    • Linux
    120 alternatives to JDownloader 

    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.

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    1.  SoundCloud DownloaderJDownloader allows you to download audio files from Soundcloud.
    2.  PortableJDownloader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Bundleware

    The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

    2019-03-11 on Mac
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    2019-03-11 on Mac
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    JDownloader vs FreeRapid Downloader opinions
    Almost everyone thinks JDownloader is a great alternative to FreeRapid Downloader.
  2. Free Download Manager icon

    Free Download Manager

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    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    120 alternatives to Free Download Manager 

    FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.

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    1.  PortableFree Download Manager can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Ad-freeFree Download Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  LightweightFree Download Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. aria2 icon

    aria2

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    • Android
    • Xfce
    101 alternatives to aria2 

    aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.

    aria2 can download a file from multiple sources/protocols and tries to utilize your maximum download bandwidth. It supports downloading a file from HTTP(S)/FTP and BitTorrent at the same time, while.

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    1.  Command line interfacearia2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Lightweightaria2 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Ad-freearia2 doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  4. uGet icon

    uGet

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    • Android
    • BSD
    • Xfce
    • aria2
    79 alternatives to uGet 

    uGet is a lightweight and full-featured Download Manager for Linux and Windows. uGet allows you to download in multiple parallel streams for download acceleration, put files in a Download Queue, Pause & Resume downloads, Advanced Category Management, Browser Integration...

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    1.  LightweightuGet consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableuGet can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Command line interfaceuGet either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    Discontinued

    Last updated: 2021.5.5 (Windows version), 2020.1.9 (Linux version).

    uGet
    uGet 1.7.6 running on Ubuntu 10.10
  5. Persepolis Download Manager icon

    Persepolis Download Manager

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    • BSD
    79 alternatives to Persepolis Download Manager 

    Persepolis Download Manager is utility for download easier and faster with aria2 and improved it.

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    1.  Ad-freePersepolis Download Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightPersepolis Download Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Last updated: 16 Sep 2019.

    Persepolis on GNU/Linux
    Persepolis on macOs Sierra
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    pyLoad

    • Windows
    • Linux
    28 alternatives to pyLoad 

    pyLoad is a fast, lightweight and full featured download manager for many One-Click-Hoster, container formats like DLC, video sites or just plain http or ftp links. It aims for low hardware requirements and platform independence to be runnable on all kind of systems.

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    1.  PortablepyLoad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Graphical User Interface
    Webinterface
    pyLoad vs FreeRapid Downloader opinions
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    DownZemAll

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    143 alternatives to DownZemAll 

    DownZemAll is a free and open-source mass download manager for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. It helps you to select, organize, prioritize and run your downloads in parallel. Based on the Qt5 framework, DownZemAll! is written in C/C++.

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    1.  Ad-freeDownZemAll doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  PortableDownZemAll can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    webui-aria2

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    • Linux
    • aria2
    70 alternatives to webui-aria2 

    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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  9. WFDownloader App icon

    WFDownloader App

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    67 alternatives to WFDownloader App 

    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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    1.  LightweightWFDownloader App consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeWFDownloader App doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    WFDownloader App overview
    Various tasks
  10. Turbo Download Manager icon

    Turbo Download Manager

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    • Linux
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Firefox
    70 alternatives to Turbo Download Manager 

    Turbo Download Manager is a multi-threading download manager for Chrome and Opera as a browser extension and for Android, Windows, Linux, and Mac OS as an stand-alone application. It can be used to boost your downloading speed as well as to protect your download on a non-stable...

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    1.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
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