Internet Download Manager aka IDM is very popular Download manager. Why everyone use this software and even pay money ? Because this small piece of software has so many features that none can imagine a download manager can have. But you know it’s paid software. So lets put light on some Free IDM alternatives which are not getting popular because People think that only IDM is the best and there are not worthy alternative to IDM (well they are wrong). So I am going to share all top 7 free IDM alternatives with short description.
Free IDM alternative 1: Eagle Get
Recently a new download manager has got my attention and this software has many similar features you love to see on IDM. It’s Free, works same as IDM and it’s lightweight. The name of the sotware is Eagleget
Main interface of EagleGet:
Free IDM alternative 2: JDownloader
Jdownloader is JAVA coded secure. fast Download manager. It’s free and open source software. It has all the features of Internet download manager and works on major OS like Windows , Linux , MAC etc. So if you use Mac/Linux then Jdownloader is the best IDM alternative. It can pause,resume your download and shedule your download, manage your download list. Unlike Internet Download Manager it does not start all downloads at once. You can choose how many simultaneous download will be running. Actually I like this exclusive feature of Jdownloader. Try this Free idm alternative .
Free IDM alternative 3: Download Accelerator Plus (DAP)
DAP is Downloaded by over 293 million users , Do you know why ? It’s Free, Smooth, Fast download manager. It accelerates your Download speed by their own technique which is much faster than IDM . You can also once try this free IDM alternative.
- Video Preview New feature in DAP
- Watch your videos while downloading
- Check your content as soon as download starts
Free IDM alternative 4: Internet Download Accelerator
Yet another Free IDM alternative. It is a similar software and has all IDM features like splitting Files for tweaking download speed. It can also refresh expired download link so that you can resume downloads. It’s getting popular day by day.
Free IDM alternative 5: FreeRapid Downloader
This is free and JAVA based download manager which can be used to download from Rapidshare, Facebook, Youtube, and many other file-sharing services. If you like this software please consider some donations.
Free IDM alternative 6: Orbit Downloader
It’s also free download manager . It can also be used for downloading files and videos from Youtube,Pandora,Rapidshare etc. As far as it has many features similar to IDM.
Free IDM alternative 7: MIPONY
Are you addicted to Large file Downloads? Are you using file sharing sites most ? Then Mipony is the best choice for you.
Mipony is a free download manager (IDM alternative)specially coded to optimize and automate the downloads.
- Download is fully automatic
- Mipony optimizes your connection
- If you have Premium accounts of file sharing sites then you can securely use them with mipony
- Embedded web browser
- REmote control
Update: This post was updated on 03/01/2015