Download Internet Download Manager - Best Software & Apps

  • UC Browser

    10.8.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Java
    Symbian

    Hit and miss browser for Android

    8
    6894 votes
    • PROS: Tabbed browsing, Download manager, Free and fast
    • CONS: Ugly display
  • Internet Download Manager

    6.31-build-3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    IDM manages and accelerates downloads, updated for Windows 10

    8
    15268 votes
    • PROS: Download scheduling, Integrates with most browsers, Very simple to use
    • CONS: The interface is really ugly
  • Free Download Manager

    5.1.37.7258

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Efficiently manage your downloads

    8
    4930 votes
    • PROS: Lots of functions, Schedule downloads
    • CONS: Unattracive, Awkward to use
  • Free Download Manager

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free software to download and convert files

    9
    45 votes
    • PROS: Users are not required to pay a subscription to download this bundle., It is possible to simultaneously download and convert multiple files.
    • CONS: Not as advanced as other systems., Current versions of Windows are not supported.
  • jDownloader

    2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Download quicker and more easily from file hosting services

    8
    5984 votes
    • PROS: Supports multiple downloads, Makes your downloads faster, Manages the accounts of various hosts, Re-assigns a new IP when needed
    • CONS: Doesn't always restore interrupted downloads
  • FlashGet

    3.7.0.1220

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A speedy download manager

    8
    3969 votes
    • PROS: Increases download speed, Download multiple files simultaneously, Monitors clipboard and web browser, Organizes downloads in categories, Support for eMule and BitTorrent files
    • CONS: Requires a separate plug-in to work with Firefox
  • eMule

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    eMule is a P2P download manager

    9
    28 votes
    • PROS: It uses its own method of file sharing, You may use torrents with it, The GUI is easy to understand
    • CONS: Each update will fix and create a bug, eMule torrents are not popular enough yet to be worthwhile, The social media functions are fairly redundant outside of academia
  • IDM Backup Manager

    1.0.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Backup files from Internet Download Manager

    7
    55 votes
    • PROS: Backups IDM, Generates backup reports, Profile conversion support
    • CONS: Tricky to use for the first time
  • Folx

    5.5.13723

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Comprehensive download manager for Mac

    7
    149 votes
    • PROS: Uses multi threading for fast downloads, Allows tagging of downloads, Integrates with most browsers, Allows you to manage torrents as well
    • CONS: Bandwidth manager only available in Pro version, Suitable mainly for 'power' downloaders
  • Download Accelerator Manager

    4.5.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compact, efficient internet downloads

    7
    105 votes
    • PROS: Good internet integration, Proxy access, Excellent configuration options
    • CONS: Looks old fashioned, Not much help
  • Microsoft Download Manager

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's download manager

    7
    63 votes
    • GigaGet

      1.0.0.23

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Excellent free download manager software

      7
      230 votes
      • FreeRapid Downloader

        u1 0.86

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Administer Rapidshare and Megaupload files in one app

        8
        206 votes
        • PROS: Works with several sites, Monitors clipboard
        • CONS: Only downloads files one at a time
      • FlashGet Portable

        1.9.6.1073

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Portable version of the impressive FlashGet download manager

        8
        119 votes
        • Download Manager

          3.9

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Download Manager will accelerate your downloads by up to 500%.

          7
          84 votes
          • Rapidshare Auto Downloader

            4.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Manager to automate Rapidshare downloads

            6
            128 votes
            • Fresh Download

              8.73

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Compact, easy to use and free download manager

              7
              137 votes
              • PROS: Works across multiple browsers, Pause and restore downloads
              • CONS: Bundled zip extractor is slow
            • Download Accelerator Plus

              2.1

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

              A popular download manager

              6
              17 votes
              • PROS: Significantly increase download speed, Schedule and queue downloads, Automatically categorized downloads
              • CONS: Not as good as the Windows version, Clipboard recognition buggy
            • Speed Download

              Lite 1.2

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Lite version of this powerful download manager

              8
              4 votes
              • PROS: Customizable interface and mini-controller, Advanced scheduling, Good search tool, Fast downloads
              • CONS: Lacks extra features of full version
            • UC Browser

              7.8.0.95

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Pocket PC
              Symbian

              Slick, feature-rich mobile Web browser

              6
              1669 votes
              • PROS: Fast, Supports multiple windows, Built-in download manager, Handy search supporting multiple search engines, Home screen for quick access to favorite sites
              • CONS: Doesn't always handle images well, Lack of Help
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