youtube-dl is a small command-line program to download videos from YouTube and more than 1000 sites. It requires the Python interpreter and is therefore platform-independent.
- - youtube-dl is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to WideStream.
- - youtube-dl is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to WideStream.
JDownloader is a download manager, written in Java, which allows automatic download of groups of files from one-click hosting sites. JDownloader supports the use of premium accounts. Some parts, but not all, of JDownloader are open-source.
The installer contains bundled adware. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.
- - Free Download Manager is the most popular Android alternative to WideStream.
Free Download Manager FeaturesWarning
The official website was distributing a spyware-infected version of the Linux client for years. It's no longer safe to trust the developer's application. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/free-download-manager-site-redirected-linux-users-to-malware-for-years/
Internet Download Manager (IDM) is a tool to increase download speeds by up to 5 times, resume and schedule downloads. Comprehensive error recovery and resume capability will restart broken or interrupted downloads due to lost connections, network problems, computer shutdowns...
- - Internet Download Manager is the most popular commercial alternative to WideStream.
Internet Download Manager Features
Persepolis Download Manager is utility for download easier and faster with aria2 and improved it.
Persepolis Download Manager FeaturesDiscontinued
Last updated: 16 Sep 2019.
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Youtube Video and Audio Downloader is an open-source project, downloading Youtube videos (using Firefox download manager) in all available formats (FLV, MP4, WebM, and 3GP) with video quality of your choice.
Youtube Video and Audio Downloader Features
FreeRapid Downloader is a simple Java downloader that supports downloading from Rapidshare and other file-sharing services.
FreeRapid Downloader FeaturesDiscontinued
the latest version was published in 18th May 2014. See http://wordrider.net/download/changes.txt
Freemake Video Downloader is a free video downloader that lets download videos from YouTube, Google, Facebook, Dailymotion and other sites either in HD, 4K, MP4, FLV, 3GP or convert web videos to FLV, AVI, MP4, MP3.
Freemake Video Downloader FeaturesBundleware
The installer contains OpenCandy. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
DVDVideoSoft's Free YouTube Download lets you download and convert YouTube videos fast with multi-stream support that can be paused anytime.
Free YouTube Download Features
FlashGet is a leading download manager and has the highest amount of users on the internet. It uses MHT(Multi-server Hyper-threading Transportation) technique, supports various protocols and has excellent document management features.Discontinued
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.7, released on November 8th, 2012, can be downloaded from the official website.Bundleware
Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/