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pyLoad is described as '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' and is a very popular download manager in the file sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to pyLoad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Firefox and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is JDownloader, which is free. Other great apps like pyLoad are DownThemAll, uGet, Persepolis Download Manager and FreeRapid Downloader.

pyLoad alternatives are mainly Download Managers but may also be File Hosting Downloaders or Video Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of pyLoad.
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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.

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

    Discontinued

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

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

    Discontinued

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

    Persepolis on GNU/Linux
  5. 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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    Most users think FreeRapid Downloader is a great alternative to pyLoad.
  6. 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++.

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  7. Mipony, is a free software specially designed to download easily files from free hosting pages like Rapidshare, Fileserve, Hotfiles and many others.

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  8. This is an experimental Firefox 57 download manager with multithreading support.

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    webui-aria2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • aria2

    The aim for webui-aria2 is to create the worlds best interface to interact with aria2. Very simple to use, just download and open index.html in any web browser.

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    Tucan Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tucan Manager is a free file sharing application designed for 1-Click Hosters. Fast and lightweight, Tucan is fully open-source and compatible with Windows, GNU/Linux, and MacOSX.

    Discontinued

    The software seems abandoned and the official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.10, released on January 2011, and the source code can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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