Are you tired of "saving as..." one by one all those movies, music files, pictures, programs and so on? Are you sick of getting them sooo slowly? Are you afraid of losing them in the middle of download if you get disconnected or close your browser, being forced to repeat all that tedious work? Well, you need a download manager...
But... Aaaargh!!! my download manager doesn't work with Firefox! They say it does, but where is my Download All menu? How can I handle the tons of mp3, mpeg, jpg files that I want to download? Well, you definitely need...
FlashGot is the free add-on for Firefox and Thunderbird, meant to handle single and massive ("all" and "selection") downloads with several external Download Managers. FG contextual menu
- for Windows (BitComet, Download Accelerator Plus, DownloadStudio, FlareGet, FlashGet, Free Download Manager, Fresh Download, GetRight, GigaGet, HiDownload, iGetter, InstantGet, Internet Download Accelerator, Internet Download Manager, JDownloader, LeechGet, Mass Downloader, Net Transport, NetXfer (Net Transport 2), NetAnts, Orbit, pyLoad, ReGet, Retriever*, Star Downloader, Thunder (Chinese only popular product), TrueDownloader and Ukrainian Download Master [Russian language only] ), uGet, WellGet, wxDFast Xtreme Download Manager
- for Linux / FreeBSD / other Unix-like OSes (Aria, Axel Download Accelerator, cURL, Downloader 4 X, FatRat, GNOME Gwget, FatRat, JDownloader, KDE KGet, pyLoad, SteadyFlow, uGet, wxDFast, Xtreme Download Manager ). Many Windows-only download manager are supported on Linux through Wine!
- for Mac OS X (Folx, iGetter, JDownloader Leech, Progressive Downloader, Speed Download and wxDFast*) *wxDownload Fast for Mac OS X is currently available in source form only
- [Mac] Fixed external download manager detection broken on Mac OS X in Firefox 32 and above
- Better special unicode characters handling in auto-detected filenames (thanks nagan for reporting)
- Fixed download manager window not automatically being shown when using the built-in manager