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I use jDownloader which works great, but takes a lot of time to load and surprisingly takes a lot of time also to start and stop downloads.

I'd like to have a similar functionality* but with a command line tool or a really light-weight GUI App. (but command line preferred)

* It mainly processes pages and links to known download sites and gets linked files and manages its downloads.

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Plowshare is a command line-downloading tool for Mac OS X:

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Thanks for the link, other alternatives from that site might help too. – Petruza Apr 7 '12 at 19:13

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