Wget Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Wget for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is aria2, 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 uGet (Free, Open Source), cURL (Free, Open Source), ArchiveBox (Free, Open Source) and HTTPie (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 23, 2021

    1. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility. The supported protocols are HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent (DHT, PEX, MSE/PE), and Metalink.
      aria2 vs Wget opinions
      Most users think aria2 is a great alternative to Wget.
      Aria2 cannot mirror an entire site recursively.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      moitulok10 A great download utility with way more features than Wget.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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      Multi-thread downloading, multiple downloads at one instance
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    2. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.
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      Most users think uGet is a great alternative to Wget.


      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Cygwin
      • Haiku
      cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols with URL syntax: supporting FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, LDAP, LDAPS and FILE.
      cURL vs Wget opinions
      Most users think cURL is a great alternative to Wget.
      Userb it's terminal based, like wget
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Docker
      Because modern websites are complicated and often rely on dynamic content, ArchiveBox archives the sites in several different formats beyond what public archiving services like Archive.org and Archive.is are capable of saving.
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    3. HTTPie—aitch-tee-tee-pie—is a user-friendly command-line HTTP client for the API era. It comes with JSON support, syntax highlighting, persistent sessions, wget-like downloads, plugins, and more.
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    4. The aim for webui-aria2 is to create the worlds best interface to interact with aria2. Very simple to use, just download and open index.html in any web browser.
    5. grab-site is a crawler for archiving websites to WARC files. It includes a dashboard for monitoring multiple crawls, and supports changing URL ignore patterns during the crawl.
    6. PageArchiver (previously called "Scrapbook for SingleFile") is a Chrome extension that helps you to archive web pages for offline reading.

      Discontinued

      Latest commit on May 5, 2013. See https://github.com/gildas-lormeau/Scrapbook-for-SingleFile

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    7. lftp is a command-line file transfer program which besides FTP, also supports FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, HFTP, FISH, and SFTP. A BitTorrent client is also built-in as torrent command.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Pure Html & Javascript, no runtime required Responsive design, supporting desktop and mobile devices User-friendly interface Sort tasks (by name, size, progress, remaining time, download speed, etc.
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