If you want to speed up your internet speed up to five times than IDM is the best software for you. Not only this but you can download videos from YouTube easily with just one click of a button and in your favorite format too. But all good things are not free and you have to pay some price for it. Unfortunately in Pakistan many people can’t afford to buy it that’s why I wrote an article on how to register internet download manager with free serial number so if you are interested in it read that page. If some how you still not be able to activate your IDM software than it’s time to move on and look for best alternatives.
11 Free Alternatives of Internet Download Manager
Here is a list best free IDM alternatives which will do the job for you. Download links are mention at the end of each paragraph.
Perhaps the best downloader after IDM and it’s free too so no wonder it’s using by million across the world. It’s recommended by many top websites on internet like Softpedia, Software Informer, Blogsdna and MakeUseOf. As of now it’s latest version is EagleGet v126.96.36.199 which you can download from the link mention below. According to it’s author it will increase download speeds up to 6 times which is great news.
On top of that not only you can schedule and manage downloads but it’s automatic refresh expired Download address feature will connect the software from where it was broken. You will be amazed to hear that it comes with Automatic Malware Checker which means you can scan files on the go.
If you are looking for open source download management tool than JDownloader is the best choice for you. As it’s open source so you are not bound to a restricted community which means more powerful features in future. With the help of just one button you can start, stop or pause downloads. Available for all platforms including Microsoft windows, Apple Mac, Linux etc.
3. Download Accelerator Plus DAP10
Download Accelerator Plus or DAP10 is available in both paid and free versions but you are not limited to some features. It’s latest version is DAP 10.0.6.0 with file size of only 1MB which is really awesome. One feature I feel other downloading software’s should include is One Click video Converter. Yes you read it write with just one click of a button you can get what you want.
4. Internet Download Accelerator 6.12
It’s a free product of westbyte inc and it can solve all your major problems like speed, resume and broken downloads. The best thing I like about Internet Download Accelerator or IDA is that it can handle HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols easily.
Amazingly this works with every latest and old browser like Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Netscape, Apple Safari, and even with Yandex. So don’t waste your money on these software and alwasy go for the best in the business.
5. Orbit Downloader
Orbit Downloader 4.1 can download Social Music, Videos, Web Mobile Video and other HTML5 content from YouTube. Apart from single video sharing wesbite it will also work with Myspace, Facebook, Imeem, Pandora, Rapidshare, and RTMP. It’s current version is 188.8.131.52 and it will work with all operating system including Windows XP.
6. FreeRapid Downloader
As the name suggests it will download all your files rapidly. It’s current version is 0.9u4 which was released on 18th May 2014 so it’s not up to date so install it on your own risk. Luckily it’s available for all platforms with open source code under GNU GPL license.
7. FlashGet Downloader
Although Adobe has announced that it will stop updated the Flash player in 2017 but still people love this software. FlashGet 3.7 is the best download manager you can get for free. It’s 100% clean and we can guarantee you about No adware and spyware. It gives you the ability to integrate with your Windows software so that no bad guy can break into your system.
8. Go!Zilla Download Manager
As the name suggest it will rapidly increase the wifi speed of your internet connection. With the help of Manage downloads feature you will see no more lost files in future. It supports Supports HTTP, FTP, HTTPS, BitTorrent, FTP protocols so that you can start connection with every website on earth.
9. Download Accelerator Manager
Free version of Download Accelerator Manager or DAM is available to all people around the world. With the help of login accelerators it dramatically improves the performance of your download and in some cases up to 10 times. So what are you waiting for start by clicking on the link mention below.
10. GetRight Download Manager
Their slogan is never have an incomplete or lost download again which means it’s time to save our future. In dial up days people were very frustrated by the fact that they have to sit in-front of the computer all the time so that they can finish the download process.
11. Mipony Download Manager
Mipony is a fully automatic Download Manager which can be used on sites like PUTLOCKER, Zippyshare, Nitroflare, Uploaded, Bitshare, RAPIDGATOR, Mediafire, Turbobit, Yandex, Filevice, 4shared, Letitbit, Oboom, and MEGA. Good thing is that you can install it on your Google Android smartphone as well as on tablets in order to increase productivity.