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 25 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 (Free, Open Source), ArchiveBox (Free, Open Source), HTTPie (Free, Open Source) and SiteSucker (Paid).

    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

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

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

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      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


      • FreeOpen Source
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      • 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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    2. 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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    3. 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.

    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.


      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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    8. Progressive Downloader is a free download manager for your Mac that supports multi-thread downloading and mirror search. It's also capable to download files from the most popular file hosting services. Key features: * HTTP(S), FTP and SFTP(SSH) protocols support.
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