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How to create an offline copy of a website?

You can use GNU wget: free and open source Linux, Windows, Mac (brew install wget) CLI To create an offline copy of the website (aka. mirror it), use wget --mirror --page-requisites --convert-...
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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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Software to download YouTube videos to hard drive

The default VLC media player should be able to play and record YouTube videos by itself. The steps are as follows: Go to Views > Advanced Controls Go to Media > Open Network Stream Put the YouTube ...
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Program that can download YouTube playlists?

You can use youtube-dl. It is command line tool. I tried this at only on Windows7. There is a GUI wrapper available called win-youtube-dl but it only works at 64-bit Windows. Open source Supports a ...
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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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How to create an offline copy of a website?

You can use HTTrack Website Copier: free and open source (GNU General Public License Version 3) Linux, Windows, Mac GUI
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Web downloader for a large number of files (~100,000)

wget -c -i yourfile.txt should work. Run it once to download everything from yourfile.txt, which should be a text file with each url seperated by a new line, and run it again to make sure everything ...
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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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Software to download YouTube videos to hard drive

The easy way to download and convert Web videos from hundreds of YouTube-like sites. This works also for audio and picture galleries. Video DownloadHelper :: Add-ons for Firefox
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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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Program that can download YouTube playlists?

You can use DVDVideoSoft's Free YouTube Download: freeware ads-free (make sure you uncheck/skip the spyware when installing) standalone works with Windows can download YouTube playlists (largest ...
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Download Client with Resume Ability

If all your ISP does is to drop your Internet connection, your downloads will be slightly delayed but not interrupted. This resilience is built into the TCP protocol. However, there's a chance that ...
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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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Android application to download pre defined files over WiFi automatically

Whenever it comes to automation, first thing coming to mind is Tasker: over at Android.SE we sometimes think this app is the answer to every second question. I'm a Tasker user myself, so I can say ...
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How to create an offline copy of a website?

...what would be the right way to save a complete copy of a website? The short answer is that this is not generally possible (in the sense of "complete") except for static HTML sites. Today's modern ...
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Program that can download YouTube playlists?

You can use JDownloader: freeware ads-free (make sure you uncheck/skip the spyware when installing JDownloader) standalone works with Windows/Linux/Mac can download YouTube playlists if it contains ...
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Software that automatically downloads videos you're watching

Probably not the original program you're looking for, but VideoCacheView offers similar functionality, in addition to being free. It basically scans your browser cache and lets you select which ...
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Batch saving webpages

You can use GNU wget: free and open source Linux, Windows, Mac (brew install wget) CLI tons of features such as the ability not to download PDFs.
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Web downloader for a large number of files (~100,000)

I used JDownloader in the past. Can also check if the file is still online and can interact with the clipboard (if you copy a link, it automaticly recognizes it without pasting) And it's free :-)
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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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Website grabber with support for resuming the download

It's been a while since I used HTTrack, but according to this article, as well as these official support forum entries, you can accomplish what you want. The docs suggest the same.
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Software to download YouTube videos to hard drive

KeepVid is a web application that is great for garbing videos from the web. Features: Can download videos in all popular formats Even saves only the audio from the video if that's what you want ...
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Freeware software to download YouTube videos from web proxy services

I don't give you a standalone application, but the alternative one is web application. ClipConverter CC is allowing you to convert and download your Youtube video in the version what you like. I hadn'...
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Software to download YouTube videos to hard drive

I can't believe no one suggested 4K Download. the pros this beside other software is it able to save 60FPS video, smart tracking like JDownloader. Have some ads but not intrusive at all.
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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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Whole website downloader

I don't know if it is what you are looking for but here is a great software you should look at: HTTrack Website Copier. I don't use it a lot but from what I saw up to date it is working great, ...
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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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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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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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