aria2 is an open source software for downloading files. It supports URL list importing, CRC checking, HTTP proxy servers, HTTP recursive downloads with various useful options, and cut-and-pasting.
It can also handle annoying CGI fake download pages.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· This version adds Mac OS X native SSL/TLS library support.
· The IPv6 asynchronous DNS is enabled by default, and A/AAAA lookups are done in parallel.
· The simple Happy Eyeballs algorithm has been implemented to mitigate long timeouts when connecting to IPv6 hosts on dual-stack hosts.
· The --save-session option only saves the options specified by the commandline or RPC.