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    Open Source JDownloader Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to JDownloader is DownThemAll. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try uGet or pyLoad. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to JDownloader and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to JDownloader are Xtreme Download Manager, FreeRapid Downloader, Persepolis Download Manager and Motrix.

    JDownloader is mainly a Download Manager but alternatives to it 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 JDownloader.
    This page was last updated May 12, 2022
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    JDownloader is a download manager, written in Java, which allows automatic download of groups of files from one-click...
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    1. 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.
      DownThemAll vs JDownloader opinions
      Some users think DownThemAll is a great alternative to JDownloader, some don't.
      does not download from any hosters like mega or
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

      Does not download paid xtube videos anymore, even with an account
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      does not support dlc container format
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

      altersoft It's a browser extension, not a program!
      Negative comment 3 months ago

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


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

      uGet vs JDownloader opinions
      Some users think uGet is a great alternative to JDownloader, some don't.
      No automated downloading from hostings. Only a bit improved WGet, in fact it cannot even use parallel processing to mirror.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

      Always better if the alternative is open source.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      r3tr0g4m3r Open Source and Multiplatform!
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      dadoomer The program is as close as possible to jDownloader, without being a bloatware and being actually really fast with parallel downloads. The only downside (for some only) is no automated downloading from hostings, which can be easily circumvented putting all URLs in a .txt file.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

    3. pyLoad is a fast, lightweight and full featured download manager for many One-Click-Hoster, container formats like DLC, video sites or just plain http or ftp links. It aims for low hardware requirements and platform independence to be runnable on all kind of systems.
      pyLoad vs JDownloader opinions
      Almost everyone thinks pyLoad is a great alternative to JDownloader.
      theobaer - Missing readme file - Installation too complicated for the average user - Link collector can't keep up with jDownloader - Download folder cannot be selected above the home level - Large gap between updates + Seems to be able to solve some captcha codes by itself
      Negative comment 8 months ago

      way too overengineered for what I need
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

    4. 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.
      Most users think Xtreme Download Manager is a great alternative to JDownloader.
    5. 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

      FreeRapid Downloader vs JDownloader opinions
      Most users think FreeRapid Downloader is a great alternative to JDownloader.
      love it some glinch but ok
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

    6. Motrix is a full-featured download manager that supports downloading HTTP, FTP, BitTorrent, Magnet, Baidu Net Disk, etc.
    7. 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++.
    8. Bulk Media Downloader grabs and downloads all sort of media resources in bulk. You can filter different types to prevent cluttering the grabber window. It also has a pause button to stop appending more resources.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      The RipMe App is a program to automatically download complete image albums online, from an ever-growing list of sites, including Imgur, Twitter, Reddit, Instagram, and more, including numerous adult image hosts.
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