Free Internet Download Manager Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Internet Download Manager for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Xtreme Download Manager, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Internet Download Manager and loads of them is available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Internet Download Manager are DownThemAll (Free, Open Source), Free Download Manager (Free), JDownloader (Free Personal) and EagleGet (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 18, 2021
    1. FreeRapid Downloader is a simple Java downloader that supports downloading from Rapidshare and other file-sharing services.


      the latest version was published in 18th May 2014. See

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    2. 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.


      The program is no longer updated.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


      Be careful during the installation: Forum

      Most users think FlashGet is a great alternative to Internet Download Manager.
    3. 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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    4. 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.
    5. 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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      flareGet vs Internet Download Manager opinions
      Most users think flareGet is a great alternative to Internet Download Manager.
      It has features like IDM, and even better.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

    6. BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download client with support for modern BitTorrent features, long-term seeding, intelligent disk cache and video preview of downloaded files.


      A lot of users on Reddit reported that BitComet tried to install multiple viruses and adware during the setup


      The installer prompts you to change your default search provider and install a media player. After installation it opens a webpage with an ad for another software install.

      BitComet vs Internet Download Manager opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      bitcomet is a torrent client
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

    7. Motrix is a full-featured download manager that supports downloading HTTP, FTP, BitTorrent, Magnet, Baidu Net Disk, etc. Motrix has a clean and easy to use interface.
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      Motrix vs Internet Download Manager opinions
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      best ui in download managers
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      aidan_mullen23 Works well as a download manager, along with having a nice UI and being open-source.
      Positive comment 12 days ago

    8. Neat Download Manager is a free download manager and accelerator for macOS/Windows that downloads files using a dynamic segmentation algorithm, it has browser extension for catching links and downloading video/audio from any website.
    9. 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++.
    10. A download manager for the HTTP(S) protocol. Maximize your download throughput by utilizing high performance input/output completion ports (IOCP). HTTP Downloader can open thousands of connections at a time and consumes very little system resources.
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