Internet Download Manager Alternatives for Linux

    Internet Download Manager is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux 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 many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Internet Download Manager are DownThemAll (Free, Open Source), Free Download Manager (Free), JDownloader (Free Personal) and uGet (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 13, 2021
    1. Xtreme Download Manager is a powerful tool to increase download speed up-to 500%, save videos from video sharing sites and integration with ANY browser.
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      Almost everyone thinks Xtreme Download Manager is a great alternative to Internet Download Manager.
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      This one is the best replacement for IDM on Linux systems. Multisegments, download acceleration is also possible and it is as advertized it makes slow download 500% faster.
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

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      It does all major functions of IDM very efficiently.
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

      10
      It is free and open-source and performs almost all of IDM's download related functions like multisegment downloading and acceleration
      Positive comment 5 months ago

      0
      sedeti It's the same thing as idm but free
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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      Fast as IDM or better... Best before IDM
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      it boosts all downloads even on wifi hotspot with usb theetering from my phones, the best, no doubt!
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      i love its i use it everyday downloading from youtupe just one click button thats all you need
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    2. DownThemAll (or just dTa) is a powerful yet easy-to-use browser extension for Firefox, Chrome and Opera that adds new advanced download capabilities to your browser.
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      Some users think DownThemAll is a great alternative to Internet Download Manager, some don't.
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      It's Great Add on I am using it long time ago and waiting for it's update for new firefox edition
      Top positive comment  over 3 years ago

      5
      DownThemAll was and is one of the best free download managers out there. I used to use it on Firefox until Firefox drastically changed how extensions worked and then DTA wasn't supported on it for a short time. However, it's working on Firefox again.
      Top positive comment  18 days ago

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      DownloadThemAll is just a Firefox extension while Internet Download Manager is a complete software that works on all browsers
      Top negative comment  over 5 years ago

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      DownThemAll is a Firefox Extension not a software.
      Negative comment 6 months ago

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      It's a firefox extension, for an outdated version of firefox at that.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      its an extension not an app
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      Download Them All isn't a software that can work outside of browsers, Internet Download Manager is a complete software that works outside of browsers.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    3. 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 Internet Download Manager.
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      dtanonym It is free and good. But, IDM can download faster.
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

      7
      ahnafbakif53 the best dowenload manager
      Top positive comment  4 months ago

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      It can't download any videos from any websites like IDM does.
      Top negative comment  over 4 years ago

      44
      sedeti It doesn't detect like idm
      Negative comment 8 months ago

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      better than IDM on my opinion
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

      -9
      gaddoryyounis It is fast, easy to use, and free. I tried many download managers and i think it is the best.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      bcz it downloads the movies
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    4. JDownloader simplifies and improves the process of downloading files from sites like YouTube or Mega. JDownloader offers downloading in multiple parallel streams, CAPTCHA recognition, and automatic file extraction. It support CCF, RSDF and DLC files.

      Bundleware

      The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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      JDownloader vs Internet Download Manager opinions
      Most users think JDownloader is a great alternative to Internet Download Manager.
      the browser integration module is lacking
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      6
      It's still different from IDM, doesn't work like Idm does
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    5. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.
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      Most users think uGet is a great alternative to Internet Download Manager.
      can do all IDM can do with an additional FFX plugin Flashgot
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      It don't have installer for Windows version. It's just give portable and you have to adding path.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    6. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility. The supported protocols are HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent (DHT, PEX, MSE/PE), and Metalink.
      Most users think aria2 is a great alternative to Internet Download Manager.
    7. Persepolis Download Manager is utility for download easier and faster with aria2 and improved it. - It supports HTTP(S) & FTP. - Persepolis configures aria2 automatically for maximum speed and it have a GUI for using easier.
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      Almost everyone thinks Persepolis Download Manager is a great alternative to Internet Download Manager.
      luffytaro Free and based on aria2. But unlike aria2, has a proper GUI
      Positive comment 9 months ago

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      it's a gui for aria2 and it works great on all major Operating systems
      Positive comment 10 months ago

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      AlirezaieS I Liked The Simplicity :)
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    8. 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.
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      Almost everyone thinks Turbo Download Manager is a great alternative to Internet Download Manager.
    9. FreeRapid Downloader is a simple Java downloader that supports downloading from Rapidshare and other file-sharing services.

      Discontinued

      the latest version was published in 18th May 2014. See http://wordrider.net/download/changes.txt

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    10. 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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