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Download manager that automatically continues “failed” downloads

I'm on a slow, unstable internet connection that often cuts out. I pay per megabyte transmitted. Sometimes I have to download large files. The most unfortunate thing that happens is when I get to 70% ...
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Free download manager for Windows 10

I want a free or open source good download manager, no adware, no spyware, no bloatware or malware and a good browser integration. There's only 1 duplicate question, and it's for Windows 8.1, they ...
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Free alternative to SubtitlesApp for Windows

SubtitlesApp recently made a jerk move by transforming a free app on a paid app, while asking users to upgrade to version 3 (which is paid) and not providing the old 2 version for download (and for ...
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'Paranoid' download manager with checksum support

Backstory: Recently downloaded an Android ROM, tried to flash it, only to find out it was a corrupted archive. No wonder it didn't work. I'd like to avoid bigger issues, like an OS ISO corrupted ...
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Fast tool to mirror a website

I'm interested in downloading the entire contents of a website (mirroring). It took wget 8 hours to mirror a 3 GB website. I have also tried HTTrack, but the performance was the same. I've also ...
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Send download link to remote computer and initiate a download on that computer

I'm looking for software that would allow me to send a link for a download to a remote computer. This file would then be downloaded on that computer. I have similar software for µTorrent and SABnzbd ...
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Photo Downloader for Facebook/Instagram

I'm looking for software/web tools that can download all the photos on a web page, and particularly ones that work well with Facebook and Instagram (Twitter is a plus, too - if you can point me to ...
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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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Chrome extension for opening files directly?

I have set Chrome to ask me where I would like to save each download. I don't like all my downloads being saved automatically in my Downloads folder. Now, what I would like is if each time I download ...
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Open source download manager for YouTube, Vimeo etc

I am looking for a download manager. Features: Open source; because I want to contribute. Thus I am looking for a download manger which is open source. Free. Compatible with Windows; it would be ...
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Software to download all images from an entire website

I'm looking for software that will recursively crawl a website to download all of the images from the entire website. (Not just from a single webpage.) To illustrate: If the site is www.example.com ...
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Replacement for YazSoft's Speed Download - Mac

I kept using Speed Download for a long time after its demise, until it broke under El Capitan. The downloader itself still functions, but it can no longer intercept links from Safari. I've been using ...
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Search the internet for pictures by keyword and automatically download a set number of the results in the original resolutions (Ubuntu 14.04)?

This is the task I would like to be able to perform: Search for images on the internet by a keyword Automatically download a specified number of the search results in the original image resolutions ...
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Tool for downloading music playlists

There are several freely available music APIs listed here: http://musicmachinery.com/music-apis/ I'm looking for a tool for Linux or Windows that can take as an input, the name/link of a playlist ...
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YouTube mass downloader renaming files with date published and title

I'm looking for a Windows software I've already used but can't recall the name. It was able to automatically download multiple files from a YouTube channel and organising the mp4 files inside a ...
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Webcrawler and video/audio application with multistream output to user

In short, I'm searching for something that's capable of this: Webcrawling for videos and audio Saving the data Showing this data in multiple streams An user friendly graphical user interface Which ...
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Software to download x seconds of a video from an HTTP server?

How to download x seconds of a video hosted on an HTTP server? There is an HTTP video http://example.com/video.mp4 and I want to download x seconds of it. How to do it? Requirements: Use less ...
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Allvideodownloader replacement

I downloaded Allvideodownloader for Ubuntu 13.10, and it was the perfect YouTube downloader. It converted the videos for me so I could play them on my iPod classic, and even did MP3, all in one place. ...
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Download videos from Youku

There is a Chinese platform like YouTube, called Youku. I was trying to find a way lately to download videos from this website. However, most of the videos don't load outside of China. The online ...
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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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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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Powerful open-source download manager for Android

I often have issues with downloading heavy content on my smart-phone, either because of poor internet connection, or server problems. The download-manager that comes with Android is very weak. Can ...
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Software to download FC2 videos on Linux

FC2 is the third most popular video hosting service in Japan. How to download videos from FC2? Requirements: Runs on Linux (without WINE) Free, ideally open source
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Chrome extension/application that can download all pictures appearing in one webpage at once

There are lots of gallery pages that contain links (and thumbnails) to the pages that contain actual pictures, like this: Is there any Chrome extension/application that can download all pictures ...
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Podcast downloader for Windows 7, running in the background

I’m looking for a podcast downloader for Windows 7 (must be gratis, should be FLOSS). It’s important that it works automatically, in the background. It’s for a blind user that checks a specific ...
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Website grabber with support for resuming the download

I want a perfect website grabbing software, which should run on Windows 8 32 bit. I need to grab a website gradually. I mean grabbing 5 or 10 pages daily. But it needs to start where I left yesterday....
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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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Audio Editing Podcatcher

I need a Podcast Manager that automatically downloads podcasts in the background to my MP3 player. I also want it to divide those podcasts into 5 minute segments, and increase the volume. I'm on ...
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Whole website downloader

How do you download a static copy of a website? I mean, not loading scripts and using them later when you load the "offline" page, but saving the DOM as it is AFTER all the scripts made changes to the ...
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Software after formatting to download what you need/want

I often have to format computers. Actually I bring with me a pen drive with the installers of the software I use. But the main problem is that they aren't updated. So I was looking for a software ...
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Application to download at specific time

I have to download a large-size torrent file but I have to download it at a specific interval of time. I need an application that has the ability to start/stop the download in a torrent file in a ...
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Windows download manager with certain features

I'm looking for a download manager with the following desirable features: open-source runs on Windows allocates the whole file on disk at the start of download, to minimize fragmentation calculates ...
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What web applications are available for allowing users to download software?

Pretty much as the title says, I'm looking for an application that can function as a sort of download centre for bits of software from a variety of different authors. None of the software is paid, I'm ...
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Downloading multiple files with low bandwidth

What software is there for downloading (over HTTP) multiple files with unreliable slow internet connection? It should be able to keep tracks of several pending downloads and resume them upon request, ...
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Download Manager for URLs in Windows [closed]

I have searched 'everywhere' for this... When I start a Google Chrome download, and if I want to pause the download and turn off my computer, the download fails. I need a software that would let me ...
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Web downloader for a large number of files (~100,000)

I have some 100,000 URLs stored in a text file, I need a multi-threaded downloader to download them all, preferably one that retries failed downloads. I use Windows 8.1. I don't want the downloader ...
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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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Software Management System

I'm wandering if there's a website package out there that has the ability to support a software package? I don't really know how to describe it so I'll list some of the features below. Note: I am ...
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Software to download silverlight videos in windows

Is there any tool to download silverlight videos in windows? I would like following features if possible Freeware / Open Source Browser Support is not problem but I would like to be able to disable ...
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Freeware software to download YouTube videos from web proxy services

I use web sites like video-proxy.com to view YouTube videos, as YouTube is blocked in my university. Can someone recommend softwares to download videos from YouTube? Something like IDM. Requirements:...
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Firefox download manager (add-on) integrating with built-in download manager with throttling feature

The built-in download manager of firefox 35 has a long list of missing features including such a basic like download and upload data rate throttling. There're a lot of download managers available as ...
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Program that seeks out relevant files, then downloads, tags, and organizes them into folders

I want a program that works in this fashion: I give the program criteria for the types of files I want (example: file type, title, or even all files within a certain website) It searches the websites ...
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Batch saving webpages

I need to save multiple pages to my harddisk.The pages have a pattern like this: http://example.com/page1.html http://example.com/page2.html http://example.com/page3.html . . . . I need to save a ...
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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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How to download video as mp3 from internet? [duplicate]

I can download YouTube video using Chrome extension. Is there any way to download video as mp3? I tried many sites, but nothing seems to work reliably. Thanks
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Software for offline satellite internet download

I'm looking for a reliable software to be able to get files from an offline satellite internet connection using a DVB PCI card, files that are being already downloaded using paid accounts. the ...
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Web scrapping of a website with password

I am trying to extract all the content of a website (HTML, CSS, JS) (images and videos will be a plus). I am looking for a tool like HTTrack but that can access pages that require a login (I have the ...
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Recursively download files from Blackboard

I would like to recursively download all files from the subfolders of the root folder that I designate in a website running Blackboard. I know that Chrome and Firefox have add-ons (DownLoadthemall ...
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Chrome plugin that auto-pauses download when system enters sleep mode

I'm looking for a Chrome extension that will automatically pause all active downloads when the system goes into sleep mode (such as when I close my laptop lid). I currently use DownloadAll, which is ...
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Download a gigantic file when the system is idle

Download managers (e.g. Internet Download Manager) can use all bandwidth when downloading a file. But this makes browsing the Internet impossible while downloading gigantic files. Is there any ...