Open Source Wget Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Wget for Linux if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Linux alternative is Small aria2 iconaria2, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Wget and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Wget are Small uGet iconuGet (Free, Open Source), Small cURL iconcURL (Free, Open Source), Small ArchiveBox iconArchiveBox (Free, Open Source) and Small HTTPie iconHTTPie (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 16, 2020

    • Multi-connection command line tool to download Internet sites. Similar to wget and cURL, but it manages up to 50 parallel links. View 3 alternatives to mulk

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.7.0, released in January 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Wget2 works multi-threaded and uses many features to allow fast operation. In many cases Wget2 downloads much faster than Wget1.x due to HTTP2, HTTP compression, parallel connections and use of If-Modified-Since HTTP header. View 9 alternatives to wget2
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux