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GoforFiles Alternatives

GoforFiles is described as '[WARNING: this program is bundle with a couple of softwares that install themselves without consent, Babylon toolbar and a browser manager, detected as Spywares!]' and is a download manager in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to GoforFiles for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is Free Download Manager, which is free. Other great apps like GoforFiles are Internet Download Manager, uGet, FlashGet and Getright.

GoforFiles alternatives are mainly Download Managers but may also be YouTube Downloaders or Video Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GoforFiles.
This page was last updated Jul 5, 2022
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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

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    Most users think Free Download Manager is a great alternative to GoforFiles.
  2. Internet Download Manager (IDM) is a tool to increase download speeds by up to 5 times, resume and schedule downloads.

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  3. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.

    Discontinued

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

    uGet
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    FlashGet

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    FlashGet is a leading download manager and has the highest amount of users on the internet. It uses MHT(Multi-server Hyper-threading Transportation) technique, supports various protocols and has excellent document management features.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.7, released on November 8th, 2012, can be downloaded from the official website.

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    Getright

    • Windows

    GetRight® is a download manager that simply improves and optimizes how you download files from the Internet through faster download speeds, download recovery and resuming, and better management of your downloads.

    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 6.5, released in January 2011, can be still bought from the official website.

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  6. 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.

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  7. Internet Download Accelerator effectively solves three of the biggest problems when downloading files: speed, resuming broken downloads, and management of downloaded files.

    Bundleware

    The program automatically downloads and installs its addons on browsers without the user's permission

    The Internet Download Accelerator window
  8. Progressive Downloader is a free download manager for your Mac that supports multi-thread downloading and mirror search. It's also capable to download files from the most popular file hosting services.

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  9. VisualWget is a download manager that use Wget as a core retriever to retrieve files from the web. You can think of VisualWget as a GUI front-end for Wget that give you all of Wget functionalities (e.g.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.5a2, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  10. MultiGet is an easy-to-use GUI file downloader for Windows/Linux/BSDs/MacOs. It's programmed in C++ and has a GUI based on wxWidgets. It supports HTTP/FTP protocols which covers the requirements of most users. It supports multi-task with multi-thread on multi-server.

    Discontinued

    No updates since 2013. And that update was a minor fix, no new features since 2012.

    On Linux
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