JDownloader Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to JDownloader for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is DownThemAll, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to JDownloader and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to JDownloader are uGet (Free, Open Source), Free Download Manager (Free), pyLoad (Free, Open Source) and Xtreme Download Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 14, 2021
    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.
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      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 uploaded.to
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

      Does not download paid xtube videos anymore, even with an account
      Negative comment 12 months ago

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

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

      Always better if the alternative is open source.
      Positive comment 9 months ago

      r3tr0g4m3r Open Source and Multiplatform!
      Positive comment almost 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 over 1 year ago

    3. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.
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      Free Download Manager vs JDownloader opinions
      Some users think Free Download Manager is a great alternative to JDownloader, some don't.
      Cant recognize sites like site's files like zippyshare, mediafire or rapidgator. Just like Jdownloader can.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

      itsyouranmol Directly get integrated to browser.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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

    4. 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.
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      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 22 days ago

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

    5. 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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      Most users think Xtreme Download Manager is a great alternative to JDownloader.
    6. 4k Video Downloader allows to download video, audio, subtitles, channels and playlists from YouTube in high quality and to save it on your computer. This program is free for downloading videos and playlists of no more than 25 videos.
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    7. 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 http://wordrider.net/download/changes.txt

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      Most users think FreeRapid Downloader is a great alternative to JDownloader.
      love it some glinch but ok
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    8. 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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    9. 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.
    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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