Internet Download Manager (IDM) is by far the most popular download manager with many features. But it’s a paid software which many of people are not interested in paying for a download manager. So for all of them, we bring the top 5 alternative download managers which are absolutely free.
Jdownloader is secure & fast download manager which runs by java code. It’s easily available on the internet and free to use. It has almost all the features of Internet download manager and works on all major OS like Windows, Linux, MAC etc.
It can pause, resume and even schedule your download list, managing your download list is very easy using Jdownloader. Jdownloader has some of its own exclusive features like downloading selected simultaneous files from downloading list and maintaining the same downloading speed for all the downloading files.
2. Eagle Get
EagleGet is a recently launched free download manager which is very easy to use and quite capable for its low size program. It has many features similar to IDM and can be used for almost all kinds of downloads.
To use it one have to download the installation file and install it with proper permissions and then after installing it open your browser and add its extension which will connect the browser downloads to the external download manager automatically.
Just right click on the download link on your browser and you will see the option download with EagleGet click on it and your download will start immediately.
3.Download Accelerator Plus (DAP)
DAP is a very famous download manager with over 293 million users all around the world. It’s easy to acquire, runs smoother and faster even than IDM and is absolutely free hence, it is very famous IDM alternative.
Somehow this download manager accelerates download speed to the maximum of the internet speed than any other free download managers or even most of the paid download managers could, it is one of the major unique features that attracts more downloads for this manager. Here is the list of the Dap’s features.
Opening file immediately after downloading Status and estimated remaining time until downloads complete
Status and estimated remaining time until downloads complete
Watch video simultaneously while it is downloading
Short preview of the downloaded video.
Mipony is a professional download manager which provides high security to your downloads. It is a java coded program which is one of the best in optimizing the internet speed for specific downloads, especially for large file downloads.
This download manager is highly recommended for users who maintain premium accounts on large file sharing sites for better security. Here are some of the key features of Mipony
Optimizes your connection for maximum download speed
Secures downloads from premium accounts
Remote control Embedded web browser
Orbit downloader is a download manager specially designed for downloading music and video files from most of the social and entertaining platforms like Facebook, YouTube etc.
Its features are specially designed for music and video files. Here are some features listed below.
Orbit downloader Features:
Fast acceleration to download
Support download pause and resume
Supports all major browsers
Download music, video, and streaming media from social media sites
Supports RapidShare download
Download files easily from a website
Proxy server configuration is available