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Orbit Downloader Alternatives for Linux

Orbit Downloader is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is JDownloader, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Orbit Downloader and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Orbit Downloader are Free Download Manager, aria2, uGet and Video DownloadHelper.

Orbit Downloader alternatives are mainly Download Managers but 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 Orbit Downloader.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Orbit Downloader is a Download Manager for Windows with special focus on downloading content from social media websites...

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  1. JDownloader is a download manager, written in Java, which allows automatic download of groups of files from one-click hosting sites. JDownloader supports the use of premium accounts. Some parts, but not all, of JDownloader are open-source.

    ⚫︎ PortableJDownloader can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Bundleware

    The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

    2019-03-11 on Mac
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    Most users think JDownloader is a great alternative to Orbit Downloader.
  2. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.

    ⚫︎ PortableFree Download Manager can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think Free Download Manager is a great alternative to Orbit Downloader.
  3. aria2 icon

    aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacearia2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightaria2 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  4. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.

    ⚫︎ LightweightuGet consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableuGet can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceuGet either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Discontinued

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

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  5. DownloadHelper is a tool for web content extraction. Its purpose is to capture video, audio, and image files from many sites.

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  6. ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites.

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    Bundleware

    The default Windows installer contains Opencandy. A version with no third-party offers is available in Download options.

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  7. Persepolis Download Manager is utility for download easier and faster with aria2 and improved it.

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    Discontinued

    last updated: Sep 17, 2019 (official download page):https://github.com/persepolisdm/persepolis/releases

    Persepolis on GNU/Linux
  8. FreeRapid Downloader is a simple Java downloader that supports downloading from Rapidshare and other file-sharing services.

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    Discontinued

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

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  9. Youtube Video and Audio Downloader is an open-source project, downloading Youtube videos (using Firefox download manager) in all available formats (FLV, MP4, WebM, and 3GP) with video quality of your choice.

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  10. Bulk Media Downloader icon

    Bulk Media Downloader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightBulk Media Downloader consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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