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.
- - JDownloader is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to RDesc.
- - JDownloader is the most popular free alternative to RDesc.
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.
- - pyLoad is the most popular Open Source alternative to RDesc.
Mipony, is a free software specially designed to download easily files from free hosting pages like Rapidshare, Fileserve, Hotfiles and many others.
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.
Ponydroid is an Android application that automatizes the downloading of files.
The application is in charge of everything, it accesses the web where the file is hosted, it waits the required time and starts downloading them one by one.
Ponydroid optionally blocks the downloads.
- - Ponydroid is the most popular Android & Android Tablet alternative to RDesc.
- - Ponydroid is the most popular commercial alternative to RDesc.
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!
CandiSoft Load! FeaturesWarning
Phishing reports at website and download triggers multiple alerts. See https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/357f07865a2edd2fb0d92c5beb88fca9907e0539797838c786158d8982bb3401/detection
Linux Download Manager (LDM) is a free and open source download manager for Linux. It has a nice and user friendly interface. Linux Download Manger now under continuous development and improvment.Discontinued
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 6.1.1, released on July 24th, 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.