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Developer(s) Czech: Luboš Doležel
Operating system Unix like, Linux
Available in English, Russian, Czech, Slovak, Turkish, French, Polish, Ukrainian, Spanish
Type download and upload manager
License GNU GPL

FatRat is an open source extensible download manager for Linux. It is built on top of the Trolltech Qt 4 library in C++. Developing of this program was started in November 2006. FatRat provides few advanced features such as speed limiting, segmented downloads.

It supports a lot of download and file exchange protocols, such as HTTP, Proxy/SOCKS5, FTP, BitTorrent (through libtorrent). Internationalization of interface is carried out with the help of Qt Linguist. FatRat also has RSS feed and podcasts support, and it can work with RapidShare web-storage service and with Dropbox and OpenSubtitles.

Available as a package of the most popular Linux repositories, such as Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora.

Main features

Features and characteristics:

  • FTP uploads
  • BitTorrent support
  • Torrent search
  • Support for SOCKS5 and HTTP proxies
  • FREE downloads
  • uploads
  • link verification and folder extraction
  • RapidSafe link decoding
  • Subtitle search
  • Scheduler
  • Remote control via Jabber
  • Remote control via a web interface
  • RSS feed and podcasts support
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