Download Network Manager - Best Software & Apps

  • Free Download Manager

    Free Download Manager5.1.38

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Efficiently manage your downloads

    8
    5426 votes
    • PROS: Lots of functions, Schedule downloads
    • CONS: Unattracive, Awkward to use
  • File Manager

    File Manager3.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    A free file manager for the modern world

    8
    79 votes
    • PROS: Familiar and easy to use, Works with cloud storage, Network sharing, Preview and stream remote files
    • CONS: Some bugs
  • Free Download Manager

    Free Download Manager1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free software to download and convert files

    8
    361 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

    jDownloader2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Download quicker and more easily from file hosting services

    8
    6039 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
  • eMule

    eMule

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    eMule is a P2P download manager

    8
    49 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
  • Compass

    Compass3.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Slick compass app for Android

    7
    107 votes
    • PROS: Very customizable, Magnetic or True North, Night mode
    • CONS: High battery consumption - a problem , Your phone can provide most features without this app
  • Apache Tomcat

    Apache Tomcat7.0.82

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    HTTP Web Server Manager

    7
    1 vote
    • PROS: Light system resource consumption, Uses Java programming language, Implements Java Enterprise Edition specifications, Open source with the source code available online
    • CONS: Coding line limitations, Unintuitive custom configuration, Steep learning curve, Command Line Interface can be confusing
  • FlashGet

    FlashGet3.7.0.1220

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A speedy download manager

    8
    3982 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
  • Folx

    Folx5.5.13723

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Comprehensive download manager for Mac

    7
    152 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

    Download Accelerator Manager4.5.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compact, efficient internet downloads

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

    Microsoft Download Manager1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's download manager

    7
    70 votes
    • Adobe Lightroom

      Adobe Lightroom 4.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Adobe's professional image manager on your iPhone

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Edit RAW files on your iPhone, Syncs with desktop version, Great for Pro photographers on the move, Social network integration
      • CONS: Some desktop features missing
    • GigaGet

      GigaGet1.0.0.23

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Manage your downloads

      7
      231 votes
      • PROS: Organizes downloaded files, Create your own folders, Pause and stop downloads, Shut your PC down after download
      • CONS: Old-school interface, Batch downloads can be slow, No way to speed up downloads
    • WiFi Scanner

      WiFi Scanner1.9.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Powerful WiFi network scanning app

      5
      7 votes
      • PROS: Provides comprehensive data on WiFi networks, Allows you to manage WiFi networks easily, Enables you to filter WiFi networks by type, More powerful than the OS X WiFi manager
      • CONS: Most features aimed at professionals, Not necessary for basic WiFi use
    • Football Manager 2013

      Football Manager 2013Preview

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Download the latest version of Football Manager

      7
      1068 votes
      • PROS: Realistic managerial situations, Good graphics, Excellent attention to details, Real player names and teams, Network Play
      • CONS: A lot of things to keep on top of!
    • FreeRapid Downloader

      FreeRapid Downloaderu1 0.86

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Administer Rapidshare and Megaupload files in one app

      8
      210 votes
      • PROS: Works with several sites, Monitors clipboard
      • CONS: Only downloads files one at a time
    • iDM Edge Extension

      iDM Edge ExtensionVaries with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Browser Extension for Arguably the Best Windows Download Manager

      10
      2 votes
      • PROS: Automatic download categorization, Limits network usage, Chrome browser integration, Multi-threaded downloads
      • CONS: May not download age-restricted YouTube content, Official store doesn't offer the app, Manual installation could be a bit complex, Edge turns off the extension by default
    • Rapidshare Auto Downloader

      Rapidshare Auto Downloader4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Manager to automate Rapidshare downloads

      6
      131 votes
      • FlashGet Portable

        FlashGet Portable1.9.6.1073

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        FlashGet Portable - Downloads made easy for free!

        8
        121 votes
        • PROS: Simple and clean user interface, Manages downloaded files, Integrates with antivirus software, Speeds up download speeds
        • CONS: Resource intensive when in operation, Downloads can sometimes be broken or incomplete, Resource management function could do with some tweaking, The interface seems dated
      • VisualWget

        VisualWget2.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Download manager based on Wget

        7
        5 votes
        • PROS: Clear and easy presentation of downloads, Detects downloads automatically
        • CONS: Doesn't seed downloads from alternate locations for faster downloads, Doesn't feature sounds to indicate when finished
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
      #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
      1FlashGet3.7.0.122039828.2Windows
      2Free Download Manager13617.7Windows
      3Free Download Manager5.1.3854267.7Windows
      4jDownloader2.160397.6Windows,Mac
      5Football Manager 2013Preview10687.2Windows,Mac
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