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Wget Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Wget for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is aria2, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Wget and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Wget are cURL, ArchiveBox, HTTPie for Terminal and SiteSucker.

Wget alternatives are mainly Download Managers but may also be Website Downloaders or HTTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Wget.
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  1. aria2 icon

    aria2

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Xfce
    101 alternatives to aria2 

    aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.

    aria2 can download a file from multiple sources/protocols and tries to utilize your maximum download bandwidth. It supports downloading a file from HTTP(S)/FTP and BitTorrent at the same time, while.

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    1.  Command line interfacearia2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Lightweightaria2 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Ad-freearia2 doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    aria2 vs Wget opinions
    Most users think aria2 is a great alternative to Wget.
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    Aria2 cannot mirror an entire site recursively.

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    A great download utility with way more features than Wget.

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    Multi-thread downloading, multiple downloads at one instance

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    cURL

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku
    27 alternatives to cURL 

    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.

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    1.  Command line interfacecURL either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  PortablecURL can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think cURL is a great alternative to Wget.
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    it's terminal based, like wget

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    ArchiveBox

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Docker
    43 alternatives to ArchiveBox 

    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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    HTTPie for Terminal

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Python
    • FreeBSD
    30 alternatives to HTTPie for Terminal 

    HTTPie (pronounced aitch-tee-tee-pie) is a command line HTTP client. Its goal is to make CLI interaction with web services as human-friendly as possible. It provides a simple http command that allows for sending arbitrary HTTP requests using a simple and natural syntax, and...

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    1.  Command line interfaceHTTPie for Terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  5. SiteSucker icon

    SiteSucker

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    40 alternatives to SiteSucker 

    macOS application that automatically downloads websites from the Internet. It does this by asynchronously copying the site's webpages, images, PDFs, style sheets, and other files to your local hard drive, duplicating the site's directory structure.

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    1.  LightweightSiteSucker consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Dark ModeSiteSucker supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    webui-aria2

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • aria2
    70 alternatives to webui-aria2 

    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.

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    xh

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    19 alternatives to xh 

    xh is a friendly and fast tool for sending HTTP requests. It reimplements as much as possible of HTTPie's excellent design, with a focus on improved performance.

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    1.  Command line interfacexh either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Lightweightxh consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    PageArchiver

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    123 alternatives to PageArchiver 

    PageArchiver (previously called "Scrapbook for SingleFile") is a Chrome extension that helps you to archive web pages for offline reading.

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    Discontinued

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

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    grab-site

    • Mac
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to grab-site 

    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.

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    1.  Command line interfacegrab-site either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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      Allavsoft

      • Mac
      • Windows
      103 alternatives to Allavsoft 

      Download movies, video,music files and subtitles from YouTube, Spotify, Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Viki, Break, Metacafe, Crunchyroll, Deezer, Soundcloud, SBS, ABC iView, Lynda, Udemy, Pluralsight, Coursera, cbc.ca, Livestream, Kissasian etc.

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