MuDownManager is a program for managing downloads from Megaupload and Rapidshare for premium members. It is lightweight and cross-platform. Downloads can be started in a batch by specifying a list of URLs. Links can be copied directly from your preferred Web browser and pasted into MuDownManager. MuDownManager lets you skip LinkBucks. It has a very simple and intuitive GUI. It is pluggable, allowing support for other download sites to be added in the future.
TorrentGrab is a script that searches isoHunt for specific keywords, parse results using regular expressions, and then downloads episode numbers not located in saved list. It's not too user friendly. Although configuration is straightforward, it still requires you to know regular expressions.
HeldenViewer makes it possible to search for, download, and view Youtube videos in a very easy to use fashion. An important feature is the concept of adding authors as favorites, in order to be notified at the next start of HeldenViewer if the author has uploaded a new video. You will no longer be interrupted by any commercials. Much like the Youtube platform, you can watch the videos while downloading and use your favorite videoplayer to do this. The only restriction is that the video player must be able to play .flv files, e.g. VideoLanClient.
getxbook is a collection of tools to download books from websites. There are tools to download from Google Books' "book preview", Amazon's "look inside the book", and Barnes and Noble's "book viewer". There is an optional GUI written in Tcl/Tk, and some shell scripts using OCR to create plain text or searchable PDFs and DjVu files from the downloaded books.
Xtreme Download Manager is a advanced and powerful tool to increase download speed up to 500%, resume broken/dead downloads, capture FLV videos from any site, and schedule downloads. It uses a sophisticated dynamic segmentation algorithm, data compression, and connection reuse to speed up the download process. It supports HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP protocols, firewalls, proxy servers, file redirects, cookies, authorization, etc. It seamlessly integrates with Firefox on any operating system. It also integrates with any other browser to handle downloads automatically using advanced browser integration. It is entirely written in Java, so it runs on any operating system without even being installed.
sydep is a tool for simple deployment over rsync. In combination GIT it is very powerful instrument. It provides three actions: init, push, and pull. init creates config files for sydep in the current directory. These are sydep.cfg, which contains connection details, and .sydepignore, which specifies files to ignore. push uploads files from the working directory to the server. pull downloads existing files from the server. It downloads only those files which are already in the working directory.