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.
The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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.
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
Mipony, is a free software specially designed to download easily files from free hosting pages like Rapidshare, Fileserve, Hotfiles and many others.
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.
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.
plowshare is a command-line downloader/uploader for some of the most popular file-sharing websites. It works on UNIX-like systems and presently supports Megaupload, Rapidshare, 2Shared, 4Shared, ZShare, Badongo, DepositFiles and Mediafire.
MDownloader is a tiny application designed for downloading files available at the most popular file hosting servers. The .NET alternative to the java based jDownloader.Discontinued
the official site is dead.
FatRat is an open source download manager for Linux written in C++ and built on top of the Trolltech Qt 4 library. It is rich in features and is continuously extended.Discontinued
The project is still developed as of 2018, but latest version, 1.2.0_beta2, dates back July 2012. It can be still downloaded from the official website.
The download manager CandiSoft Load! helps users to download from file hosters like RapidShare. It offers you automatic downloads as free- or premium-user of the hosters all for free!
Phishing reports at website and download triggers multiple alerts. See https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/357f07865a2edd2fb0d92c5beb88fca9907e0539797838c786158d8982bb3401/detection
from the official website : "Nothing happened here for a few years. Slimrat looks dead now and probably became incompatible with current hosts. Maybe it will come back to life again...?Thanks for all your downloads and support. "