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.
Jaksta Music Miner for Mac automatically captures and tags MP3s from popular audio and video Web sites. Just open Jaksta Music Miner, play a song or video, and the MP3 is created, usually up to 10x faster than real time. The MP3 can be added to iTunes with the click of one button. It supports Grooveshark, Last.FM, YouTube, Jango, and more and is great for discovering new music or enjoying your music offline.
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.
Jaksta is a tool that provides an way to download and convert video, audio, and MP3s from the Web to your Mac. Just open Jaksta, then play a video or song in your browser, and Jaksta saves a perfect digital copy to your hard disk, or converts it to several popular device formats. It works with thousands of sites, including YouTube and Facebook, as well as popular music sites.
Elmedia Player PRO makes it easy to download videos from online sources such as YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, Metacafe, and many others. Using it is just a matter of entering the link to the page with your desired video in Elmedia Player and choosing the content you want to download from the list. When you are downloading SWF files, you are given the option to preview all external resources used by the SWF animation. You can download them along with the SWF file if you wish, or even download just the external resources without the initial SWF. Other features include full-screen mode, "Always on top" mode, the ability to make screenshots of your favorite movie moments, and the ability to convert the whole movie into a series of images.
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.