On KDE 3, KGet 0.8.x, 1 supported HTTP/FTP download. On KDE Software Compilation 4, KGet 2 was released; it supported bandwidth throttling segmentation, multi-threading, and the BitTorrent protocol.
- Downloading files from FTP, HTTP(S) and BitTorrent sources.
- Pausing and resuming of downloading files, as well as the ability to restart a download.
- Gives of information about current and pending downloads.
- Embedding into system tray of the host system.
- Integration with the KDE Konqueror and Rekonq web browsers.
- Metalink support which contain multiple URLs for downloads, along with checksums and other information.
- Automatically tags downloaded files with download information (such as the download URL) using Nepomuk.
- Download from multiple servers to speed up download time (segmented file transfer).
- Download managerComputer program dedicated to downloading (and sometimes uploading) files
- GetRightGetRight is a shareware download manager developed by Michael Burford. Burford's company, Headlight Software, first published the program in 1997. At the time of its release, one of GetRight's defining features was its ability to resume an interrupted download.
- FlashGotFlashGot is an add-on for Firefox and forked browsers like Palemoon and Waterfox meant to assist interoperability between Browser and external download managers. It also contain powerful extended media download functions.
- FlashGetFlashGet (formerly JetCar) was a freeware download manager for Microsoft Windows. It was originally available in either paid or ad-supported versions, the latter of which included an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object (BHO).