Internet Download Manager Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Internet Download Manager for Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome, Android and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Internet Download Manager.

Internet Download Manager (also called IDM) is a shareware download manager. If your looking for more info about Internet Download Manager like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 4/16/2019 8:54:00 AM

Alternatives to Internet Download Manager for all platforms with any license

  • Multithreaded Download Manager

    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. Click the toolbar button to open the download panel. Alternatively, right click the button to open in a new tab or window. Download tasks can be created by clicking the buttons at the bottom of the panel, or in the context menu of links on websites.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Firefox

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  • BitComet

    BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download management software, which is powerful, and easy-to-use. It contains many advanced features that can accelerate your downloading up to 5 - 10 times faster, or even more.

    • Warning Multiple folks on Reddit report adware, sandbox'd myself and got multiple viruses and adware in installation, even attempting to label as "not-a-virus;" -- has very malicious bundles. Would recommend tagging as such due to the installer's crap.
    • Bundleware 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.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Download Accelerator Manager

    Download Accelerator Manager (DAM) lets you download not only Internet files but also Web media from sites like YouTube, easily at maximum speed. DAM is the best software to grab and download Web videos or music for Chrome, Safari, Opera, Firefox, IE browsers. DAM is blazing fast, clean and easy to use. Download social flash videos, music, songs etc, accelerate, schedule, resume, recover, and manage Internet downloads.

    • same features with IDM but free! Guest • Mar 2019 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Windows

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  • flareGet

    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. Features Dynamic File Segmentation It uses a robust in-place dynamic file segmentation algorithm to speed up the download. The download is split into segments to increase the speed.

    • It has features like IDM, and even better. Guest • May 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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  • KGet

    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. KGet also supports metalinks which contain multiple URLs for downloads, along with checksums and other information.

    • With Multithreaded file download plugin enabled, KGet performs better than IDM in my experience. (On Linux, with KDE ) (as of 21st March, 2019) Guest • Mar 2019 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Checketry

    Checketry is a file and download manager that lets you track all your files from your PC desktop to mobile. Works for many types of programs such as browsers, torrents and game clients. File manager - Checketry also acts as a file manager to desktop as it allows you to connect, view and manage files from your home computer. Track download progress - Track download progress from your desktop PC to mobile.

    Free Windows Web Android iPhone Chrome ... Firefox

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  • Download Shuttle

    Download Shuttle is a blisteringly fast download manager and accelerator for Mac. It allows you to download multiple files at a faster speed that your web browser & has support for password protected files. Download Shuttle comes with handy browser extensions for Chrome and Safari, allowing you to easily send download links from your browser directly to the app.

    Free Mac Chrome Safari

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  • Getright

    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. With GetRight, you never need to worry about your web connection failing in the middle of a large download. This is great for any Internet connection, and is especially important if you use a wireless or dial-up connection.

    • 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.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Ant Download Manager

    Ant Download Manager is a fast and easy downloader of any internet files. Advanced support of video services (YouTube, FB, VKontakte, Rutube, etc...). - Free version with functional limitations Simple, user-friendly, intuitive interface. Easy access to download the file. Categories. Preview content. Downloads list, sorting options. Drag and drop.

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows Internet Explorer Vivaldi Browser Chrome Yandex.Browser ... Opera Brave Firefox

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  • Simple Mass Downloader

    A simple but powerful bulk/mass downloader. Download links from multiple tabs at once. Advanced filtering & multi-renaming options. This is a light and unobtrusive chrome download manager and batch downloader (no annoying sounds or animations; only minimal notifications). MAIN FEATURES: [A] The links may be extracted from multiple open tabs, clipboard, or from selected text on web pages. [B] Advanced filtering / mass renaming capabilities using various name masks.

    Free Web Chrome

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  • Net Transport

    Net Transport (also known as NetXfer) is a shareware (with 30 day trial) download manager and stream ripper for Windows made by Xi Software. The company also develops FTP Transport, which is included with Net Transport.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Leech

    Lightweight Download Manager with great features like Browser Integration, Pause & Resume and Leechs rules. Leechs rules let you define individual download folders and postprocessing applications for any given file type/host combination.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Progressive Downloader

    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. * Auto-resume downloads. Any interrupted download will be automatically resumed when your system wakes up or the application relaunches. * Multi-thread downloads.

    Free Mac

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  • HTTP Downloader

    HTTP Downloader is a high-performance, multi-part download manager. You can Start, Pause, Stop, and Queue up to 100 downloads at a time. Each download can be split into 100 parts. That's 10,000 connections! HTTP Downloader has browser extensions: The browser extensions will allow your browser (Firefox or Chrome) to send HTTP Downloader URLs to download. You will need to enable the web server in the HTTP Downloader Connection options.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • TotalD

    TotalD is a download manager that supports torrents, direct download and online videos. This tool manages the download and upload of files from the Bittorrent network. As a BitTorrent client, it can download torrent files and magnet links. It also supports the latest BitTorrent protocol extensions. As a direct download manager, it is specially designed to optimize and automate the downloads from hosting pages by avoiding their inconveniences.

    Freemium Windows

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  • MultiGet

    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. It supports resuming downloads if the Web server supports it, and if you like, you can reconfig the thread number without stopping the current task. It's also support SOCKS 4,4a,5 proxy, ftp proxy, http proxy. In v0.8.

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Folx

    Folx is a free application that combines two functionalities - of download manager and torrent client for Mac. Folx makes downloading extremely easy: just open the page with the file to be downloaded, click the link in your browser and Folx will start the download for you. Its auto resume option comes handy when the downloading gets interrupted. You can also assign a tag or a few to the downloaded content for accurate and easy search through the downloaded files.

    Freemium Mac

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  • FatRat

    FatRat is an open source download manager for Linux written in C++ and built on top of the Trolltech Qt 4 library. It is rich in features and is continuously extended. Features (of the Git* version): Segmented* HTTP(S)/FTP downloads FTP uploads Support for SOCKS5 and HTTP proxies RSS feed support + special functions for TV shows and podcasts BitTorrent support (including torrent creating, DHT, UPnP, encryption etc.) Torrent search on major torrent sites incl.

    • Discontinued The project is still developed as of 2018, but latest version, 1.2.0_beta2, dates back July 2012. It can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Aria2 Download Manager Integration

    Features: 1. Replace Firefox's built-in download window directly, no need to click the download button in Firefox's built-in download window first or use the context menu to start a download. 2. It's able to send Headers (referrer, cookies) to Aria2 3. Run and Shutdown Aria2c Automatically. Based on the AriaNg web frontend created by mayiswind

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

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  • Download Master

    Download Master effectively solves 3 main problems encountered when downloading files from the Internet: download speed, continued interrupted downloads and management of downloaded files. Download Master is free in all versions. The main features that distinguish Download Master among other programs are the highest efficiency and user-friendly interface.

    Free Windows

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  • AriaNg

    Pure Html & Javascript, no runtime required Responsive design, supporting desktop and mobile devices User-friendly interface Sort tasks (by name, size, progress, remaining time, download speed, etc.), files, peers Search tasks Adjust task order by dragging More information of tasks (health percentage, client infomation of bt peers, etc.) Filter files by spectificed file types (videos, audios, pictures, documents, applications, archives, etc.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • iGetter

    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. Key Features: * iGetter resumes broken downloads, checking date and size. * iGetter supports Segmented (Accelerated) downloading. This basic feature of iGetter can greatly improve the speed of your downloads.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Maxel

    Maxel speeds up your downloads by splitting each file into parts and downloading them simultaneously, maximizing your bandwidth. Maxel also manages your downloads, starting the next download when bandwidth is available and re-trying ones that fail automatically. Partial downloads are no problem either: Maxel saves its progress and can resume your downloads even if your mac restarts.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • Steadyflow

    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.

    Free Open Source Linux

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