Download Network Manager - Best Software & Apps

  • File Manager

    3.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows

    A free file manager for the modern world

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

    5.1.37.7258

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Efficiently manage your downloads

    8
    5384 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

    8
    343 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
    6032 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
  • Compass

    3.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Slick compass app for Android

    7
    106 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
  • eMule

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    eMule is a P2P download manager

    9
    43 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
  • FlashGet

    3.7.0.1220

    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

    5.5.13723

    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

    4.5.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Compact, efficient internet downloads

    7
    109 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
    69 votes
    • GigaGet

      1.0.0.23

      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
    • 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
    • FreeRapid Downloader

      u1 0.86

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Administer Rapidshare and Megaupload files in one app

      8
      208 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

      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
    • Football Manager 2013

      Preview

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Download the latest version of Football Manager

      7
      1067 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!
    • Rapidshare Auto Downloader

      4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Manager to automate Rapidshare downloads

      6
      131 votes
      • WiFi Scanner

        1.9.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Powerful WiFi network scanning app

        4
        6 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
      • VisualWget

        2.3

        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
      • IDLocker Password Manager and Secret Diary

        8.0.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        IDLocker is a multi platform passwords and id manager available for Windows and Android devices

        10
        4 votes
        • Download Accelerator Plus

          2.1

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          A popular download manager

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