WackGet Alternatives

    WackGet is described as 'simple, lightweight download manager' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to WackGet for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Google Chrome. The best alternative is JDownloader. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try DownThemAll or Free Download Manager. Other great apps like WackGet are Internet Download Manager (Paid), uGet (Free, Open Source), aria2 (Free, Open Source) and Xtreme Download Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021
    1. Net Transport (also known as NetXfer) is a shareware (with 30 day trial) download manager and stream ripper for Windows made by Xi Software. The company also develops FTP Transport, which is included with Net Transport.

      Discontinued

      software development seems to be suspended . Last version released on July 21, 2017. See http://www.net-xfer.com/news.htm

    2. Download Accelerator Manager (DAM) lets you download not only Internet files but also Web media from sites like YouTube, easily at maximum speed. DAM is the best software to grab and download Web videos or music for Chrome, Safari, Opera, Firefox, IE browsers.
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    3. MultiGet is an easy-to-use GUI file downloader for Windows/Linux/BSDs/MacOs. It's programmed in C++ and has a GUI based on wxWidgets. It supports HTTP/FTP protocols which covers the requirements of most users. It supports multi-task with multi-thread on multi-server.

      Discontinued

      No updates since 2013. And that update was a minor fix, no new features since 2012.

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    4. DAP is a consumer application that accelerates your downloads using SpeedBit's patented multi-channel technology. While you download, DAP ensures your computer is using maximum bandwidth by downloading from parallel mirror sites.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 10.0.6.0, released in July 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      Bundleware

      Be careful during the installation: Forum

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • Android TV
      Free and Open Source software download manager.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Fritz!Load allows you to download files from more than 50 (oneclick-)hosters (like youtube, rapidshare and many more). It is the perfect platform to download http and ftp links only with your Fritz!Box controlled by a graphical web-interface.
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      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      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.
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    5. As you know, there is a lot of websites with a lot of pictures, music and movies. And of course, it is a time consuming affair to save every file manually.
    6. GetGo Download Manager is a FREE, full featured download manager designed for the new generation of web sites (web 2.0).
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    7. 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.

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