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KGet - KDE’s Download Manager

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KGet, KDE’s download manager, was ok in KDE 3 but lacking in many areas.

KGet in KDE3

Below you can see a screenshot of KGet in KDE3 (taken from Wikipedia):

..and it had some nice things about it:

* Easy to track multiple downloads and their speeds in one window
* Integrates well with KDE

But it had a lot of not-so-nice things about it: far too many cluttered and unclear toolbar entries, old-fashioned look, and not that powerful in terms of download capabilities. Anyway, enter KDE4’s KGet:

KGet in KDE4

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