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Faster alternative to Wget on Windows

Possibly consider using aria2 instead. It comes with a bunch of features that make it superior to wget for this type of usage, including: Support for running multiple downloads in parallel, ...
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Open source download manager for YouTube, Vimeo, etc

With the exception of the pop-up integration I would suggest taking a look at youtube-dl. Small Open Source & Gratis Supports downloading from 100s of sites, including youtube, vimeo. Allows ...
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Faster alternative to Wget on Windows

Because the requests are independent, you can divide the script into smaller scripts that will execute concurrently. Making four approximately equal scripts will likely run in 1/4 the current time. As ...
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Download manager that automatically continues "failed" downloads

Two of the most commonly used downloader for http urls on Unix systems are wget and curl. Of these curl has apparently been part of OS X in the past, and is presumably installable on any version. It ...
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YouTube downloader for Windows

Try youtube-dlp - a fork of youtube-dl with additional features and fixes.
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Download multiple images at once (with ID from 1 to x in the URL)

Good old wget was pretty much made for this. (curl works, too.) You just need to use a shell loop to invoke wget for each image. In Bash: for N in {1..5} ; do wget "http://example.com/path?query&...
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Download Router extension for Firefox web browser

You can safely dump Chrome... allow me to introduce you to Firefox's Save In... extension. The summary on AMO is well written: Adds a context menu to save media {image, video, audio, link, ...
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Faster alternative to Wget on Windows

It looks like you're starting a new instance of wget for each download. I usually store all of the URLs in a text file (one URL per line) and use wget's -i (input file) flag. Something like: wget --no-...
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Is there a way to download all my Liked / Favorited videos from TikTok?

The python YouTube-DL utility despite the name can actually be used on 100s of sites including TikTok and supports the use of usernames & passwords. It works on Windows & Mac and many others ...
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Flashgot alternative for Firefox quantum

I downloaded this https://slgobinath.github.io/uget-chrome-wrapper/ wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/slgobinath/uget-chrome-wrapper/master/build/linux/install_uget_chrome_wrapper.sh sudo sh ...
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Download the index.html files from a large list of URLs

wget command can be used for this wget --input-file=list.txt this will store results in index.html, index.html.1, index.html.2 files. If you want to store results separately (e.g. create folder for ...
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Download the index.html files from a large list of URLs

Just install python, if you are on windows - no need on OS-X or most Linux installs, then open a terminal and type pip install requests to get the requests library on some platforms you will need to ...
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Which software can download YouTube videos in MKV format at 360p?

Thanks @NicolasRaoul for suggesting Youtube-Dl to me. I went ahead and after many hit & trials and attempts to make something out of the documentation, I came up with this command as the solution ...
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Software to download all images from an entire website

HTTrack is a free (GPL, libre/free software) and easy-to-use offline browser utility. For mirroring only images you need to set scan rules properly. Limit external depth download and ensure that you ...
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Free alternative to SubtitlesApp for Windows

Sublight is a powerful free software to manage subtitles that comes with a modern interface and ribbon menu. Not only it can search and download subtitles from multiple sources, Sublight can also edit,...
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Faster alternative to Wget on Windows

You can use wget but to put it in background like this: wget -O 10001.htm --background https://www.wowhead.com/item=10001 wget -O 10002.htm --background https://www.wowhead.com/item=10002 ... This ...
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YouTube downloader for Windows

JDownloader (Freeware) JDownloader is a free, open-source download management tool with a huge community that makes downloading as easy and fast as it should be. Users can start, stop or pause ...
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Saving Borrowed Books From OpenLibrary

Neither an older version of FF, nor current versions of Chrome or IDM seemed to see the pages as images that could be saved. I tried some of the "cache viewer" utilities, such as those from ...
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Alternatives to Download Helper?

i had the same thoughts quite a while ago... i "switched" to FlashGot because i used it anyway from time to time for mass downloading and integration with my external download manager: it is not ...
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Book downloader analogue of youtube-dl?

There is an open source project hosted by CodePlex, that lets you download Google Books for free by using the Google Books Downloader which is available for free. Google Books Downloader Lite is a ...
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How can I download all the pdf files linked in a webpage in Firefox?

Does it have to be an extension? I would think wget would be more suited to the task. wget (on Bash): wget --recursive --level=1 --accept pdf --no-directories https://www.example.com/pagewithpdfs.htm ...
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How can I download all the pdf files linked in a webpage in Firefox?

Use downthemall, it allows you to filter a page by any file extension and download all files at once.
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Download all videos from a Twitch channel

Youtube-DL is a python based command line program, (with a Windows executable also available), which allows downloading videos from various sources, including twitch, (you will probably need to pass ...
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Gratis Android application that can download videos from YouTube

Not sure what you are referring to, literally just downloaded a video with NewPipe. NewPipe a FOSS project with an active community, your best course would most likely be to find whether others are ...
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YouTube downloader for Windows

3D Youtube Downloader is a windows desktop portable application that can download videos from youtube in various quality settings. It can also convert into multiple formats including audio only for ...
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Extension for Opera browser (or non-Firefox browser) to give Down Them All functionality

You could switch to Waterfox – which is a fork of Firefox made before XUL/XPComm support was removed. Waterfox will keep this support, while also supporting WebExtensions (see also Wikipedia for ...
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Download entire website with first degree sub-urls

Shouldn't HTTrack allow to set the recursion level? See this: httrack THE_SITE_URL -O /tmp/shoesizes -r50 In this example, we limit the directlry depth to 50 levels deep. As a general rule, ...
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Which software can download YouTube videos in MKV format at 360p?

To download YouTube video you have 2 ways: - download with online downloader - download with a special soft If you prefer the first way, you will download the standart quality of the video - ...
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Download manager that automatically continues "failed" downloads

I use Free Download Manager on Windows and I'm happy with it since years. it's available for OS X as well resumes broken downloads if possible (the server must support this) it's free also supports ...
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