Questions tagged [download-manager]

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Software to download YouTube videos to hard drive

I'm looking for software that would let me download YouTube videos as video files to the hard drive. Don't care much about format being saved as long as Windows VLC can play it out of the box. I'm ...
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YouTube downloader for Ubuntu

I'm looking for a software similar to YTD. I want the following features: Runs natively on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit Free (not necessarily open source) Pause and resume Download multiple videos at once ...
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Remote Download Manager on Windows

I need a download manager that supports remote control like uTorrent client on Windows 8. I have a PC running Windows 8 at home and I want to add download links when I am at work remotely onto my ...
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StreamTransport for Linux/Mac: detect and download videos from any website

On Windows I use StreamTransport (recently renamed as FreewareTube Studio) to download videos from any website: it can detect and download videos with HTTP/RTMP/RTMPE/RTMPTE protocols which cover the ...
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Download Manager/Accelerator for Debian/Ubuntu

I'm looking for a download manager that has the following characteristics: Must support multiple downloads at the same time Resume support Multipart support Integration with Chrome/ium and Firefox (...
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How to create an offline copy of a website?

Back in the 90s I was using Teleport Pro. These days what would be the right way to save a complete copy of a website? (including files from CDN / fonts / source maps / media) One option would be ...
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Open source download manager for YouTube, Vimeo, etc

I am looking for a download manager that has the following features: Open source because I want to contribute, so I am looking for a download manger which is open source. Free. Compatible with ...
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Free download manager for Windows 8

I need a free download manager software (for Windows 8) with one condition: It should be able to take over downloads automatically when I click on a download link. I have tested "Free Download ...
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Chrome extension to download videos?

It seems Google Chrome is blocking downloading YouTube videos. For example, Video Downloader professional is no longer working. Please recommend a Google Chrome extension that can download videos. ...
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