Subcategory: Download Managers
Platform: Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
Programing language: Java
First release: 2008 ?
JDownloader (now: JDownloader 2) – a free, open-source download management tool with a huge community of developers that makes downloading as easy and fast as it should be. Users can start, stop or pause downloads, set bandwith limitations, auto-extract archives and much more. It’s an easy-to-extend framework that can save hours of your valuable time every day.
Key features are:
– simultaneous downloading of multiple files
– limiting transfer
– configuration of Premium accounts
– Captcha security recognition
– automatic unpacking of archives after downloading
– disabling the system after downloading, etc.
Among the interesting features, it is also worth to mention the Link Collector. This module monitors the system clipboard on a current basis and saves all URLs leading to files. Then the user can choose which one he intends to download. In addition, the program can be integrated with the Firefox browser thanks to the FlashGot extension.
JDownloader run under Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac, etc., and other platforms which support Java 1.5 or higher.