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RDesc is described as 'Software for automatic downloading from One-Click-Hosters (RapidShare, MediaFire, etc.). Focused on users WITHOUT a Premium account on those hosters. Premium rate SMS required to install' and is a file hosting downloader in the file sharing category. There are eight alternatives to RDesc for Windows, Linux, Android, Android Tablet and Mac. The best alternative is JDownloader, which is free. Other great apps like RDesc are pyLoad, Mipony, MDownloader and Ponydroid.

RDesc alternatives are mainly Download Managers but may also be File Hosting Downloaders or Image Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of RDesc.
This page was last updated Jun 30, 2022
  • Windows

Software for automatic downloading from One-Click-Hosters (RapidShare, MediaFire, etc.). Focused on users WITHOUT a Premium...

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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.


    The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation:

  2. pyLoad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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

  4. 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.


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  5. Ponydroid

    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Ponydroid is an Android application that automatizes the downloading of files.

  6. 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.


    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.

  7. CandiSoft Load!

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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

  8. Linux Download Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.


    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 6.1.1, released on July 24th, 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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