FatRat facts for kids
|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|
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.
Features and characteristics:
- HTTP(S)/FTP downloads
- FTP uploads
- BitTorrent support
- Torrent search
- Support for SOCKS5 and HTTP proxies
- RapidShare.com FREE downloads
- RapidShare.com uploads
- RapidShare.com link verification and folder extraction
- RapidSafe link decoding
- Subtitle search
- Remote control via Jabber
- Remote control via a web interface
- RSS feed and podcasts support
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