Gwget Alternatives

    Gwget is described as 'download manager for the Linux Desktop. A Gtk2 GUI frontend for Wget. Gwget supports all of the main features that Wget does including batch downloads, HTTP and FTP, bandwidth restrictions, resumable downloads, as well as parallel downloads' and is a Download Manager in the File Sharing category. There are six alternatives to Gwget for Linux, Mac, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is Wget, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gwget are TubeMaster++ (Free, Open Source), Progressive Downloader (Free), VisualWget (Free) and KGet (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 11, 2021

    1. GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP(S) and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive command line tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc.
    2. TubeMaster++ is a powerful tool which can capture multimedia files you are watching or listening from your internet browser (FLV,MP3,MP4). Captured files can be saved directly on your computer or converted to other popular video or audio formats (AVI, MPEG, MP3, MP4, IPod, PSP ..

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      The project seems to be no longer maintained and the official website is no longer available. The last version, v2.7, can be still downloaded from Softpedia and the source code is available on SourceForge (v2.5).

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    3. 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. Key features: * HTTP(S), FTP and SFTP(SSH) protocols support.
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    4. 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      The program is no longer updated.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.

    5. KGet is a versatile and user-friendly download manager for KDE. By default it is the download manager used for Konqueror, but can also be used with Mozilla Firefox. KGet is part of the KDE Network package and can download files from FTP, HTTP(S) and BitTorrent sources.


    6. 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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